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The Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

CHOP BAR | The Love Feast | 30/12/19

Guest Host: Opal Tometi

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CHOP BAR | The Love Feast | 30/12/19

Time & Location

30 Dec 2019, 20:00 – 22:00 GMT

The Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, Osu Ave Ext, Accra, Ghana

Details

The LOVE FEAST offers through a six courses tailored menu, Art, scenography,  spoken word performance and guest host led talk, a holistic and multi-sensorial exploration of the historical  trajectories of the African diaspora over the last 400 years.  Every evening, a visionary and luminary voice from the global  African diaspora, whose intellectual and artistic production reflect on  the continent vast and diverse cultural experience, will be invited to  share her/his dream vision for the futur of the continent and our world,  400 years away from now.   

GUEST HOST: Opal Tometi

 

Hailed as a new civil rights leader by those from the grassroots margins to media such as CNN and the LA Times - Opal Tometi  is a trailblazing, internationally recognized voice for human rights  and social justice. She is  respected for her track record of uniting  communities and her expertise on race, immigration and gender. 

Tometi  is one of 3 Black women who co-founded the #BlackLivesMatter platform  and Global Network. She is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants to the  US, and in early 2019 she completed nearly a decade of service as the  executive  director of the the Black Alliance for Just Immigration  (BAJI) the United States 1st immigrant rights organization for people of  African descent. She is a trusted advisor to many formations including  the Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity and Africans Rising for Peace and  Dignity. She has received numerous recognitions including an honorary  PhD,  and was named 50 most influential people by Forbes, Marie Claire  and Cosmopolitan and has a scholarship in her name to support the  immigrant students pursuing their law degree at CUNY. In 2019 alone she  received the Coretta Scott King Center awards, and Douglass 200 Award,  and she is currently being featured in a video installation at the  Smithsonian’s National Museum for African History and Culture for her  contributions as a leader in the diaspora.

Although often traveling  around the globe to support human rights initiatives she resides in New  York where she loves spending time with close friends and collecting  African art

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  • LOVE FEAST | Opal Tometi

    $80

    A vegetarian menu is also available and can be selected at check out

    $80

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