Charlotte O'Neal, an artist, poet, musician and community activist from Tanzania, will visit CSU Monterey Bay on March 13.
O'Neal has been doing cultural and communty work in Africa for nearly 40 years. Since 1972, she and her husband, Pete, have run the United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC) in Tanzania. The center offers art, English and computer classes, a music recording facility, crafts store and a radio station, and is a major center of East African hip-hop.
During her presentation, "An Afro-American Woman's Life in Africa," she will sing original compositions, play traditional African instruments and discuss her history as a member of the Black Panther Party.
The free presentation will be held at 7 p.m. in the Cinematic Arts Studio (Bldg. 27), located on Sixth Avenue near A Street. Driving directions and a campus map are available here.
For more information, contact Steven Levinson at 582-4260.