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September 15, 2021
2:00 pm
4:00 pm

Dear Mama: Tupac’s Homage to Black Mothers

Join the Reginald F. Lewis Museum and WEAA’s Today with Dr. Kaye Radio Show in a live on-air discussion of Tupac’s iconic hip hop song Dear Mama along with a panel talk with black mother activists and black sons as they discuss this special relationship between the two as they rise and survive in turbulent times. The first segment will include a conversation analyzing Tupac’s lyrics with Dr. Jeff Menzise, professor of clinical psychology at Morgan State University. In the second segment Dr. Kaye Whitehead will interview a host of Black mothers to include Cheryl Waters-Hassan, mother of Ta-Nehsi Coates and friend of a youngTupac, Kimberly Armstrong an advocate on youth violence along with Black son, Dr. David Fakunle, co- founder of DiscoverME/RecoverME, an organization that utilizes the African oral tradition to encourage the claiming of one’s narrative for personal and organizational growth. Patrons can meet us onsite at the Lewis Museum to see this live on-air show. Note: This program may be live-streamed due to recent COVID-19 surges.

Let us know you’re coming by registering online at:

830 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, 21202