During early 1960s The African American Black Arts Movement was born. BAM’s framework facilitated unity, solidarity, and equality with The American destiny, sprouted Multiculturalism promoting sustainability.
In 1967 The Harambee Blacks Arts Festival committee started in the Homewood neighborhood, began The Black Arts Movement in the Three Rivers Bioregion, its festival became the third largest in the United States.
Today The Harambee Ujima Arts and Cultural Planning Association founded in 2001 is using “Diversity” to continue the Black Arts Movement promotion of sustainable development for social and economic generation.
On Aug. 20, “The Drums” will start The Harambee Ujima Arts and Cultural Planning Association revival of the Black Arts Movement at 11:30 a.m.
The Drums will call the public to the Carnegie Library Homewood Branch; 7101 Hamilton Ave. Pgh.15208 and witness at 12 Noon with the giving of libations to mark this awakening of The Harambee Legacy.
Following the libations ceremony, the Harambee Ujima Arts and Cultural Planning Association will introduce its plans to renew the Black Arts Movement in The Three Rivers bioregion. The Harambee Ujima Arts and Cultural Planning Association will be available for question until 1 p.m.