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Sou Sou! Saturdays: In the Footsteps of Hip-Hop’s Femme Pioneers

Sou Sou! Saturdays Harvesting Unity

Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm

120 East 125th St
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Honor the contributions of women, past and present, to the culture and traditions of the African Diaspora as part of Women’s History Month and a five-month celebration of Black music, Rhythm, Bass and Place: Connections and Reflections on Music of the African Diaspora. Pay homage to the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop through women-led workshops that explore graffiti, emceeing, DJing, and breakdancing.

From MC Lyte to Roxanne Shante, Cindy Campbell, and Sha-Rock, to Sylvia Robinson and Salt-N-Pepa, women have been the underground and under-recognized leaders within the creation and evolution of Hip Hop. Honor women as our community’s culture bearers by highlighting the history and elements of Hip-Hop through the power of storytelling and African oral tradition.

Presented by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

Coquí Club: Spring is Here

Join an interactive, bilingual program facilitated by El Museo museum educators with storytelling, discussion and an art making project.

To celebrate the arrival of spring, read The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle. A special musical guest, Jenny Luna, will play some fun songs in Spanish inspired by the changing of the seasons. There will…

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