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FB Live w/Shantrelle P. Lewis
May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us on Wednesday at 7 PM EST where we will be having a LIVE Q&A session with Shantrelle P. Lewis.
Shantrelle is an African Ancestry family member, an accomplished entrepreneur, curator, and director of IN OUR MOTHERS’ GARDENS releasing May 6 on Netflix.
1. Shantrelle P. Lewis recently joined the Array Now family–acclaimed filmmakers Ava DuVernay’s studio.
2. As a child, Lewis learned about her genealogy and discovered she is a descendant of Henri Christophe, the first King of Haiti.
3. Lewis received a bachelor’s degree from Howard University in African-American Studies, which led to a career teaching African-American Studies at Hyde Leadership Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. Lewis went on to earn a master’s degree in African-American Studies from Temple University.
4. Lewis is the 2012 Andy Warhol Curatorial Fellow and a 2014 United Nations Programme for People of African Descent Fellow. 5. Lewis and her husband own the popular company SHOPPE BLACK, a Philadelphia-based effort to connect Black-owned businesses with the customers, partners, and resources needed to succeed.