“Artists as cultural bearers serve an irreplaceable role in advancing our social and cultural well-being.” – Adisa Anderson, QHS Director.
Queens Historical Society, Inc. (QHS) – a non-profit organization and innovator in America’s multicultural education returns to the royal spotlight for a celebratory event fit for a Queen and in recognition of the ‘art of mental health’.
Invited by The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), Queens Historical Society, Inc. will perform an excerpt from their signature play and African-American heritage classic, “Queens of the Nile, Now” on Friday, July 20 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel. The performance will honor the leadership and achievements of The Association of Black Psychologists 2013 Student Circle Executive Board, and will take place during the ABPsi Student Circle Luncheon.
Founded in 1989 by Sakkara Ingrid Thomas, Queens Historical Society, Inc. has served regional and international communities, national educational environments and academic institutions as an essential leader in bringing forth the rich royal heritage of African Americans. A vibrant blend of traditional storytelling (The Jali), live African drums, dance choreography and grand attire make up QHS’ anticipated productions including “Festival of African Royalty” (FAR), “Queens of the Nile, Now” and the Crown Jewels Program. Their flagship program “Festival of African Royalty (FAR) is a combined literacy program and field trip for students K-12 launched first in 1999. Visit www.queenshistoricalsociety.com for more info.