Mother Tongue: Monologues for Lesbian Ancestral Wives and Revolutionary Women Speaking the Unspeakable

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture , Harlem Saturday February 16 2013 18:00
Photograph: Julie Yarbrough
Aishah Shahidah Simmons
Artists and activists come together for this night of performance and discussion focused on race, sexuality and gender identity—featuring poetry, dance and theater. Artist-activists Aishah Shahidah Simmons and Staceyann Chin will receive special recognition. Proceeds will help combat sexual assault in communities of African descent. For more information, go to
Venue name: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Address: 515 Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave)
New York
Cross street: at 135th St
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 2, 3 to 135th St
Price: $35–$50
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