Cotton: An Interactive, Musical Presentation Honoring the African American Slave

Venue Name:   *Huntington Public Library*

Address:   *338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743*

Title: *Cotton: An Interactive, Musical Presentation Honoring the African
American Slave*

Date: *Saturday, February 17, 2018*

Time: *2:00 PM*

Cost:  *Free*

Description: This interactive, musical presentation remembers and honors
the plight of the African American slave through Spirituals, interspersed
with classic Slave Narratives. Visuals include historic photos by
photographer, Gordon Parks.  Presenter Tanisha Mitchell, designated a
"Mover and Shaker" by Library Journal, is most known for her innovative
curating and archival expertise in the Metropolitan Opera Music library. As
a singer, Ms. Mitchell has trained with world renowned opera singers and
enjoys performing to spread community awareness of great music. *Open to
all.* *To register, call 631-427-5165.*





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