The Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series presents Anna Mwalagho’s ‘Never Thought I Was Black Till I Came to America’

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Anna Mwalagho – Photo: Wanda Sabir by Wanda Sabir Anna Mwalagho’s “Never Thought I Was Black Till I Came to America” performance was a fitting continuation of the wonderful conversations the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series, co-produced by the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center and the Peralta Community College District, has become so appreciated for. A free series, it was nice being at the Oakland Museum of California’s James Moore Theatre, an elegant and intimate venue, which was filled. In an interview a week earlier, Mrs. Mwalagho called Mr. Harris “family” and, as t...

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