African American Contributions to Simmons College |
AACS movie | Poster
Lecture Seminar Series, Experience the African Diaspora
with visually-oriented lectures and exhibitions by Dr. Reginald L. Jackson.
Sighting Memory, An interactive,
multi-disciplinary exhibition of Poems and Photographs addressing the resistance
aspect of the Slave Trade in Ghana using the works of Dr. Kwadwo Opoku-Agyemang,
Lecturer, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, W. Africa and Dr. Reginald L.
Martin Luther King Day Dialoques, The video documentation of
anti-racism dialogues and the production of video products for the Episcopal
Diocese of Massachusetts.
Blackworkshop Multimedia Project, A youth oriented architectural and
educational video and CD-Rom presentation, utilizing vintage footage from the
sixties at Yale University's school of Art and Architecture.
Awon Orisa, is an exhibition of 50 large photographs that depict the natural
domains and rituals of the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria. This traveling
multimedia presentation is assisted by a curriculum for school children and is
openned and closed with traditonal African celebrations.
Ramsay Park Commission, In the early nineties, the design team of Valerie
Maynard and Reginald Jackson won this opportunity to implement a monument at
Ramsay Park in Roxbury, MA memorializing Captain David L. Ramsay and other local
African Americans killed in the Viet Nam War and previous wars.