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We continue to follow government guidelines regarding Covid-19 safety at the Festival. We encourage masks for indoor events. Please be aware that select indoor programs might require masks and we ask for your cooperation in these cases.

Non-Fiction / Performance


Spirit and Flesh: Our Bodies, Our Blackness, Ourselves (In Person & Virtual)

In her stunning 2022 debut, This Here Flesh: Spirituality, Liberation, and the Stories That Make Us, Cole Arthur Riley weaves three generations of family tales and contemplative reflections on belonging, dignity, and liberation. She joins Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts whose books Then They Came for Mine: Healing from the Trauma of Racial Violence and Black Joy: Stories of Resistance, Resilience and Restoration celebrate Black Americans’ resilience in the face of racially motivated violence and healing to stave off further trauma. The amazing East Coast Inspirational Singers kick off this spirited event.

St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201-3587 – wheelchair accessible

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