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"Today, a cadre of Black artists, including Phyllis Akinyi, Aliesha Bryan and Yinka Esi Graves, personify why, dancewise, flamenco is their native language. In leaning into this genre, they are tapping into their cultural roots and embodying a sea change in the art form, one that is more a calling than a trend." 

"The provocative work poked holes in Spanish history as it addressed the true roots of slavery in Spain and Portugal. The screening was followed by a live musical performance paired with captivating Flamenco dance to further teach the crowd with any lingering curiosities about the content of the film. It was a much-needed educational experience about an under-acknowledged injustice that the arts community, and every community for that matter, should discuss more openly." 

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