Loki Mulholland Filmmaker | Author | Activist 

Aya Shabu Motheer | Dancer | Writer 


March 18, 2021 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm


From slave owners to Freedom Riders, Loki will share the story of his slave owning ancestors in Georgia to his activist mother, Civil Rights Movement icon, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland.”


Loki Mulholland

Loki Mulholland is an Emmy-winning filmmaker, author, activist and son of civil rights icon, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland. His work has received over 40 Telly Awards and his films on race and social justice issues have won 16 Best Documentary awards. His first book, “She Stood For Freedom” was nominated for the 2017 Amelia Bloomer Award. Loki is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and speaks all over the country on issues of race and social justice. He is the founder and Executive Director of the Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Foundation, which was created to end racism through education.


Aya Shabu

Aya Shabu is a professional dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist living in Durham, North Carolina. Aya was awarded an artist residency at the Power Plant Gallery at American Tobacco Campus in 2017. A 2012-2013 Emerging Artist Grant recipient, Aya has choreographed for some of the Triangle’s best theatrical productions, most notably I Love My HairThe Brothers Size, and The Parchman Hour.

Watch below to learn more about Aya Shabu

Pre-session Recommended Viewing

Mr. Mulholland recommends watching An Ordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland.

Mr. Mulholland also recommends watching The Uncomfortable Truth.