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The Black Liberation Movement and Radical Community Education

Moderator: Krystal Tribbett (UCI Libraries)

Speakers:
• Ericka Huggins (Former Leader of the Black Panthers, Human Rights Activist and Poet)
• Angela LeBlanc-Ernest (Independent Scholar and Documentary Filmmaker of the Oakland Community School and the Intersectional Black Panther Party Research Project)
• Damien Sojoyner (Anthropology)
• Roderic Crooks (ICS)
Discussion Facilitators:
• Jessica Gonzalez (Logic and Philosophy of Science)
• Toni Hays (English)
• Bryan Murphy (Linguistic Studies, Education)

This event is 60 minutes. All are welcome to stay for a bonus 30 minute facilitated discussion.

Suggested Readings:
• Kevin Kruse, “What does a Traffic Jam in Atlanta have to do with Segregation? Quite a Lot,” pp. 48-49
• Bryan Stevenson, “Slavery Gave America a Fear of Black People and a Taste for Violent Punishment. Both Still Define Our Prison System,” pp. 80-81
• Djeneba Abudayom, “Their Ancestors were enslaved by law. Today, they are graduates of the nation’s pre-eminent historically black law school,” pp. 86—93
• Mary Elliott & Jazmine Hughes, “Most Americans still don’t know the full story of slavery. This is the history you didn’t learn in school” The 1619 Project online
• Nikita Stewart, “‘We are committing educational malpractice’: Why Slavery is mistaught – and worse – in American schools,” The 1619 Project online

To read the 1619 Project, see: https://pulitzercenter.org/sites/default/files/full_issue_of_the_1619_project.pdf

Oct 19, 2020 04:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)