John Hopkins University Set to Host Two Pioneering Cartoonists of Color
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of John Hopkins University(JHU) will be hosting a discussion on the black perspective of two pioneering cartoonists: Walter Carr and Ray Billingsley. Carr has spent over 50 years drawing cartoons for Black newspapers and publications. He has been a long-time contributor to Ebony magazine's "Strictly for Laughs". Billingsley is the creator of the award-winning comic strip Curtis, which is distributed by King Features Syndicate and printed in more than 250 newspapers nationwide.
Osher at JHU is a membership community that provides educational and social environment for mature adults. The Institute offers an array of courses, lectures, and activities, along with opportunities for social interaction during fall and spring semesters.
The discussion will be held via Zoom on June 18th and the registration deadline is on May 31, 2021 via email to email@example.com, or by calling 301-294-7058 (Leave a message and staff will return the call.) Faxed registrations can be sent to 410-367-2336. Online registrations can be made here.