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Meet the 2023 Ebon Dooley Art and Social Justice Awards Honorees


We're excited to announce this year's honorees the 2023 Ebon Dooley Arts & Social Justice Awards!


JACK SINCLAIR VISUAL ARTIST

Courtney Brooks @cbrooksart, a muralist and curator who builds community and honors Black women through her initiative, @journeyofablackgirl.



ECONOMIC JUSTICE CHAMPION

Film Festival of Atlanta @bronzelens , an acclaimed festival that spotlights women creators and works to solidify Atlanta’s place in the film and TV industry.



EMERGING LEADER (MUST BE UNDER AGE 35)

Jonathan Banks @journeybrave, a photographer and filmmaker whose lens illuminates forgotten or marginalized lives.



CHANGE MAKER

Sister Omelika Kuumba @omelikakuumba, groundbreaking African dancer and drummer, co-founder of @giwayenmata, and longtime Spelman professor.



BRIDGE BUILDER

7 STAGES @7stagesatl, a global-minded theater that shines light on political, social and spiritual plays, and uplifts budding playwrights.



SOCIAL JUSTICE CHAMPION

SisterSong @sistersong_woc, the fierce and unyielding women of color reproductive justice collective.



Join us in celebration at the sixth annual awards ceremony from 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 2 at the ArtsXchange, 2148 Newnan St., East Point. Tickets are $35 or free for members. The evening will include food and live entertainment.



The Dooley Awards are given annually to artists, activists or organizers/organizations whose work creatively builds community and advances liberation, in the legacy of ArtsXchange founder Ebon Dooley.


Cheers to this phenomenal group!



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