Praise the A’s: African Art and Activism in America

Presented by

Emmett Phillips



This workshop uses role playing, poetry, and writing to depict and analyze the reality of life for Africans in America throughout their time in this country. It reaffirms why arts and activism have been such essential tools for the production of justice in an ongoing struggle for peace. The participants are split into 3 groups: writers/poets, actors, and activists.

Workshop Details


African-American Culture


Social Studies, Language Arts, Drama, Social Justice


25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Open space for skits

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

Writing paper and utensils, "Agent of Change" certificate for each student (we will provide for you to print)

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