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Brown School

Open Classroom | Art Is My Voice

Monday, February 5 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Hillman Hall

cbabi bayoc is an internationally renowned St. Louis based visual arBst, muralist, and New York Times Best Selling illustrator for Good Night Racism authored by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. Acrylic paint, a flat brush, and an iPad have become not only his voice but his weapons of choice in battling the ignorance of prejudice and racism by showing the dopeness of Black people. This presentation will explore how cbabi uses art as his voice to relay the humanity, beauty and resilience of Black people in their everyday walks in America. His work with Dr. Nikole Hannah- Jones, Ibram X. Kendi, Foot Soldiers Park, and selective work in the St. Louis Metropolitan area will be highlighted.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Brown School


Arts & Culture



Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Event Contact

Brown School Professional Development brownprofdev@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

cbabi bayoc
visual artist & promoter of Black dopeness

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