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Little Syria: Reimagining Arab-America with Omar Offendum

By: | posted on: Apr 26, 2019

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Date(s) - 04/26/2019 - 04/27/2019
8:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Location
La Pop

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Cost:
175 USD
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Email:
KCED@kennedy-Center.org
Website:
http://www.kennedy-center.org/pages/specialevents/summit/?_ga=2.250604932.36445651.1554761198-929175169.1554761198&fbclid=IwAR2gxO7djRU8_i4M5aFXc7DbzskLRBlxidzrP2oW0QttFBQgZtbKCGFFJL8
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Organization:
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and Smithsonian's Freer Sackler


What is the early history of Arab immigrants to the US, and why are their stories not more widely known? Join hip-hop artist and activist Omar Offendum for a performance and discussion about his current creative project, which focuses on the history of the fabled Little Syria neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.

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