Join us for a documentary screening "But Dont Believe Them"(18+), followed by a discussion with Mark G. Meadows, American jazz musician. We will talk about diversity and inclusion in todays America and answer such questions as: what are the lasting legacies of Martin Luther King Jr., who are the Americans today, who embody MLKs spirit?
BUT DON’T BELIEVE THEM: A documentary about Black Lives Matter
This 23-minute docu-concert is an artist’s statement from Mark G. Meadows; a black bicultural jazz musician speaking about the Black Lives Matter movement. The film shares Mark’s journey as he communicates through interviews and musical performances his effort to awaken people to the need for equality for black people living in America.
Jazz pianist/vocalist, actor, music director, composer/arranger, and educator—Mark G. Meadows was awarded Best Jazz Artist of 2020 by Wammies of DC. He was also named Composer of the Year in 2017 and Artist of the Year in 2015 by the Washington City Paper. Mark’s album “To the People” (2016) was awarded Album of the Year by Capitol Bop in Washington, D.C. His release, Be the Change (2019), embodies the change he wishes to see in the world. Pulling from multiple genres, Mark continues to use his artistry to bring forth a positive message of love, joy, and hope to his audiences.
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