An exhibition by Atlanta-based photographer, Chris Aluka Berry (with commentary by Marie T. Cochran) will be displayed in the Rotunda Gallery of the Jackson County library February through March.
Marie T. Cochran, is a former WCU faculty member and founder of the Affrilachian Artist Project.
Cochran and Berry are collaborators on a regional documentary initiative on African Americans in the Appalachian region and recipients of a grant from the “We Shall Overcome Fund” under …the auspices of the Highlander Center for Research and Education.
A related community event takes place on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 2 – 4pm at the Jackson County Public Library Community Room.
“Will the Circle Be Unbroken” celebrates Black History Month in Jackson County (NC) and serves as a tribute to the life and legacy of Victoria Casey McDonald.
The event will include musical guests, a Story Circle of shared memories featured friends, family and former students, moderated by Marie T. Cochran.