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MISSION

Elevate Black artists as innovative thought leaders, courageous storytellers and risk taking problem solvers through intentional exhibitions, conversations, concerts, and artist development. Empower Black communities with space to take ownership of their stories and how they are told by emphasizing the perseverance, strength, and brilliance that has always existed within our people. Shift the culture of Memphis through groundbreaking art, media, and communication that centers Black experiences in our City’s past, present, and future.

VISION

To transform Memphis into the cultural beacon of the South by empowering Black artists to create an inclusive hub for supreme storytelling and artist development that empowers our folks with opportunities for community building and collaboration as we claim ownership of our culture.

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