A voice for the underrepresented

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KENTUCKY CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE
SATURDAY APRIL 13, 3PM-5PM

TELLING OUR TALES
BY WRITING OUR STORIES

The Black Media Collaborative {BMC) and the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage (KCAAH) features Julia Royston, internationally renowned writer, author, publisher, writing consultant, teacher and coach. Mrs. Royston will facilitate this introductory workshop by exploring various writing genres both fiction and non-fiction in literary, radio, television, theatre, film and other media. The workshop will also feature Shelton McElroy, Troy Johnson and Marjorie Marshall, former participants in 2017 Telling Our Tales: Plays from West Louisville writing workshop lead by renowned playwright/poet Frank X Walker. These up and coming writers will speak about their experience in the writing workshop and will stage live and video vignettes of their plays. Telling Our Tales writing workshop is collaboration between BMC, KCAAH and the UofL African American Theatre Program, supported by the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, Fund for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

1701 WEST MUHAMMAD ALI BLVD
LOUISVILLE KY 40203

Free and open to the public and
to our future story tellers.

What is Black Media Collaborative?

The BMC is a network of directors, producer, writers, and specialty working in the film, television, photography, radio, music, animation, theatre, literature, journalism and the internet working to tell their stories across multiple media platforms and formats.

Mission

BMC is dedicated to developing media literacy and skilled people in production and distribution of innovative media. It is dedicated to the underserved and underrepresented population in our community, particularly our youth.

Vision

Through artistic and creative media, BMC will cultivate, preserve and sustain knowledge of Black heritage and culture.