Yoruba Cultural Center Dallas Celebrates Black History Month
Yoruba Museum Honors Black Americans With "Yorubas In America" Theme
By: Yoruba Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
Starting on Saturday, February 19, 2022, running daily until Sunday, February 27, 2022 the events take place in the Center's Yoruba Art and Heritage Museum on 7111 Marvin D. Love Freeway, Suite 209, Dallas, Texas 75237, in ambience of ground-breaking museum with an outstanding archive of historical artifacts and art works encompassing the mythology and history of the Yoruba people from their mythical progenitor, Oduduwa, to modern Yoruba heroes such as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and Wole Soyinka who have made an impact on the world stage.
The Yoruba people are known for their unique and irrepressible culture, which survived 200 years of slavery and colonial domination to give the world unique cultural artifacts like the talking drum, "egungun" masks, modern fashion like "adire" and so-oke" and distinctive food offerings like "moinmoin" and "akara." https://youtu.be/
In addition to the daily art exhibition, movies, music, drum and dance, visitors will be treated to in-depth discussions of topical themes from four keynote speakers invited for the occasion. These are: "Yorubas in America" by Oladele Olusanya MD on Saturday, February 19, 4pm; "Virtues of African Womanhood in African American Communities"
About The Yoruba Cultural Center
The Yoruba Cultural Center (https://www.yorubacenter.org)
Dr. Babatunde Olorunfemi, Vice President
Yoruba Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas