John L Warfield Center
drea brown

Fresh Milk Welcomes drea brown to the Platform in Partnership with The Warfield Center

Fresh Milk in collaboration with the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to launch their first international residency partnership, and welcomes US-based poet drea brown to the platform

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

April 19 – May 10, 2017



March ON!

"March" by John Lewis

The new book "March" gives readers a picture of the confrontation of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of U.S. Representative and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis.

Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Dr. Cherise Smith, executive director of the Warfield Center Galleries, explains how the public can get an inside look at the memoir.



What happened to black British solidarity?

What happened to black British solidarity?

After Darcus Howe’s death, we reflect on how the activist was symbolic of an era of raised consciousness and a lost identity

Mon, Apr 10, 2017

By: Dr. Eddie Chambers


Should a white artist paint Emmett Till?

Should a white artist paint Emmett Till?

Read the Article By: Dr. Cherise Smith

Wed, Mar 29, 2017


Dr. Lisa B. Thompson

Going Underground at the Vortex

Lisa B. Thompson's new drama digs deep into politics past and present, and asks us all: What are you gonna do?

Mon, Mar 27, 2017



Dr. Daina Ramey Berry

What is the Value of a Human Life?

In her new book, history professor Daina Ramey Berry is the first to explore the economic value of enslaved people through every phase of their lives.

Tue, Mar 21, 2017


Tug of War

Nobody’s Darling: Women and Representation

On View: May 2 – August 11

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Upcoming Exhibition


History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence

Collection Focus: Michael Ray Charles

On View: August 30th –December 9, 2017

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Upcoming Exhibition


History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence

History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence

On View: August 30th – December 9, 2017

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Upcoming Exhibition


Dr. Daina Ramey Berry

Trump is right. Slavery ‘is not good.’ This new book can show him how horrific it was.

Daina Ramey Berry discusses her new book on slavery with The Post’s Jonathan Capehart for the Cape Up podcast on Feb. 27

Fri, Mar 3, 2017



Art Meets Activism

Art Meets Activism:

The George Jackson Series

Tue, Jan 17, 2017

On View January 17th - May 27th