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UW STUDENT LAUNCHES BLACK ARTS MATTER FEST

Mar 03, 2019 - The Wisconsin State Journal

UW-Madison junior Shasparay Lighteard felt there was something vital missing in the city where she lives ? and she wanted to change that.

So she created a festival.

Madison's first Black Arts Matter Festival, spearheaded by the 21-year-old native of Austin, Texas, kicks off Monday with an art exhibit and panel discussion about the local black arts scene (or lack of it), followed by a one-person touring show Wednesday at Edgewood College, a film screening Thursday at Central Library, ...