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Honoring Black Artists - U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo

The Self Publication - Juneteenth Showcase

In honor of Juneteenth this year, The Self Publication is featuring Black creatives in a week-long showcase to highlight our creativity, resilience, and multifaceted methods of beautifully expressing our emotions and mindsets while navigating systemic antiBlackness in our society.

Today we would like to present: @theumeleniexperience

About the artist:

U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo is a Zimbabwean-American poet, performance artist, storyteller, and educator with an international reach and a transnational lens. She is currently a 2021 Creative Entrepreneur Fellowship recipient from the Arts and Business Council of Boston.

She has been featured on GBH’s “Suitcase Stories” and “ Growing Up Black Part 2 “, worked as a Costume Consultant for the film Memoirs of a Black Girl in the 2021 Boston Globe Black History Film Festival.

For more information: Twitter: @UMeleni

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