Monumental Reckoning


June 2021-Present


Dana King


Friday, June 18th 2021 Sculptor Dana King, unveiled 350 ancestral sculptures as a new work of radically inclusive art that will debut for two years in the heart of San Francisco, the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park.


Music Concourse

Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118

Open 24 hours
Viewing hours open until park closure.

We are deeply honored to have the extraordinary support of these generous donors.

  • Quinn Delaney & Wayne Jordan
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Niantic, Inc.
  • Acton Family Giving
  • Isabella and Spreck Rosekrans
  • Reunion Autoworks
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Niantic, Inc.
  • Acton Family Giving
  • Isabella and Spreck Rosekrans
  • Reunion Autoworks
  • Quinn Delaney & Wayne Jordan
  • Niantic, Inc.
  • Acton Family Giving
  • Isabella and Spreck Rosekrans
  • Reunion Autoworks

A growing constellation of powerful Black women are coming together in support of Monumental Reckoning.

The incredibly committed team bringing Monumental Reckoning to Golden Gate Park.

Dana King (she/her),

Dana King is a classical figurative sculptor who creates public monuments of Black Bodies in Bronze. She studies the strength and resilience of African descendants and creates pieces made of clay with her hands that are then cast in bronze.

Lillian Yvette Jenkins (she/her), Outreach

Lillian Yvette Jenkins is the catalyst behind marketing and social media strategy for Yahoo!, Johnson & Johnson, Banana Republic/Gap, ModCloth, Blue Shield of California and more. She is passionate about BIPOC issues and leverages marketing (with an emphasis on social media) to tell compelling stories that move people to action. Lillian is a Bay Area native and is the founder of SavvyClick Marketing.

Bailee Christmas (she/her), Outreach

An independent Graphic Designer and Creative Strategist, Bailee pushes boundaries to build connection, conversation, and culture – for the collective, by the collective. Bailee is known for commitment and alignment in her values, and an unapologetic and compassionate perspective to service.

Laurie Earp (she/her), Fundraiser

Founder and principal of Earp Events & Fundraising, Laurie Earp, has been partnering for more than twenty-five years with clients to realize their goals and actualize their missions in helping to create a Just & Compassionate Society.

Vanessa Inn (she/her), Organizer

For more than 35 years Vanessa Inn has provided strategic advice to the entertainment art industry’s leading CEOs, studio heads, writers, producers, directors, and rock stars. She’s developed a loyal following by helping clients sharpen their vision, navigate real-world challenges and achieve and maintain success on a world stage.

Ben Davis (he/his), Organizer

Founder of Illuminate is the visionary behind The Bay Lights. For more than a quarter century, Ben has led communications on civic mega projects and matters of public safety, public health, public transit, the environment, urban revitalization and public art.

Sydney Cain, Supportive Artist

A.k.a sage stargate, is a visual artist born and raised in San Francisco. Her work has been a reflection of an unseen reality we experience. Cain produces works on paper largely using dye, lithography, graphite and chalk as emblems of impermanence and transformation. These specific materials act as ciphers to assist decoding these “unseen realities.”

David Hatflield (he/his), Organizer

Chief of Opportunities at Illuminate has been working to improve people’s lives for nearly two decades. Having worked in the community in both a non-profit and for-profit capacity, David has pursued his true passion – making the world a better place.

Wanda Sabir (she/her), Libation Ceremony Organizer

Wanda Sabir is a journalist and poet moonlighting as a college professor in Alameda ( Her interests and expertise are historic & persistent trauma and trauma healing—the Maafa, specifically ancestral memories, dream tending and the use of Art & Appreciative Inquiry to stimulate those forgotten conversations, especially among Diaspora descendants free and legally enslaved. A Depth Psychologist, she is co-founder & CEO of MAAFA San Francisco Bay Area and recipient of the Distinguished 400 Award, 400 Years of African American History Commission (2019) and the Love Not Blood Campaign: Unsung Hero Award (2021).

Patricia Suflita Wilson (she/her), Organizer

Highly successful chief executive, evangelist, instructor, board member, and public speaker committed to making the world a better place. Focused on social responsibility for over two decades Patricia is internationally known for her role as the main character in the documentary Batkid Begins. She is often referred to as the “BIC” (see her TEDxTalk).

Jas Florentino (they/them), Organizer

A public health professional specializing in Health Promotion and Social Justice through Health Communication work. Jas is currently serving as the Social Media Coordinator at NMAC, formerly known as the National Minority AIDS Council, located in DC. Within their position, they create educational tools, media strategies, and assist in implementing HIV-related programs to assist in ending the HIV epidemic while supporting those currently living with HIV.

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