Poet, Playwright, and Healer Sonia Sanchez addressed the Art & Power Conference at UMass. She discussed a range of issues, but mainly her focus was on the process and practice of teaching and learning. Professor and author Jim Smethurst introduced Ms. Sanchez.
Presented by the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at UMass, the conference honored the history, politics and ideologies of Black Arts and Black Power internationally, as well as the history of Black/Africana Studies at the University. A special shout out to all of the Du Bois department faculty and graduate students who worked to make this conference a success.