NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚

Newsweek | OPINION Dear President-Elect Biden: It's Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America https://www.newsweek.com/time-abolish-slavery-biden-1551882 MICHELE GOODWIN , PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW ON 12/2/20 AT 3:38 PM EST   Today, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon), announced the Abolition Amendment, to end slavery once and for all in the United States. Legislation like this [...]

NEWSWEEK | OPINION by Michele Goodwin, Dear President-Elect Biden: It’s Time to Actually Abolish Slavery in America ♥ ★✚2020-12-03T13:04:16-08:00

UCI Black Thriving Initiative Update ♥ ★✚

We are in the third month of the UCI Black Thriving Initiative. National awareness is growing. The initiative has received coverage in the Los Angeles Times, attention in Insidehighered and notice in the Chronicle of Higher Education. This week Chancellor Gillman featured the initiative during his presentation at the national meeting of the Association of [...]

UCI Black Thriving Initiative Update ♥ ★✚2020-12-01T13:03:57-08:00

Anti-Black Racism, UCI Health Equity Life Partners (UCI-HELPs) seminar ♥ ✚

Anti-Black Racism, UCI Health Equity Life Partners (UCI-HELPs) seminar on the evening of Thursday, November 5, from 6-7 pm.   Terrance Mayes, EdD, will present on Anti-Black Racism: An American Crisis 400 years in the Making. Candice Taylor-Lucas, MD, UCI Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director of LEAD-ABC will facilitate the presentation.   A resident-student [...]

Anti-Black Racism, UCI Health Equity Life Partners (UCI-HELPs) seminar ♥ ✚2020-10-30T16:30:46-07:00

The 1619 Project: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones ♥

The 1619 Project: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones Description Tune in to hear acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones talk about “The 1619 Project,” the groundbreaking study of the role played by slavery in American history and life. Niokle Hannah-Jones will be interviewed by UCI Law Professor Mehrsa Baradaran, a co-author of “The 1619 Project.” Nikole Hannah-Jones [...]

The 1619 Project: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones ♥2020-09-21T11:47:34-07:00

The 1619 Project: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones Q&A facilitated by Professor Erika Hayasaki, Literary Journalism ♥

The 1619 Project: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones Q&A facilitated by Professor Erika Hayasaki, Literary Journalism Description Informal Q and A with students Time Oct 29, 2020 02:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

The 1619 Project: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones Q&A facilitated by Professor Erika Hayasaki, Literary Journalism ♥2020-09-21T11:46:32-07:00

African American Music: The Sound of Freedom’s Journey ♥ ✚

African American Music: The Sound of Freedom’s Journey Description Using the 1619 Project’s “Episode 3: The Birth of American Music” as a launching point, this panel explores innovation in musical expressions from spirituals to jazz and contemporary music, investigating freedom as a process in motion, not as a destination. Speakers: • Dawn Norfleet (Music) and [...]

African American Music: The Sound of Freedom’s Journey ♥ ✚2020-09-21T11:50:31-07:00

Financial Legacies: Slavery and the History of Banking ♥

Financial Legacies: Slavery and the History of Banking Description Moderator: • Keaanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Princeton) Speakers: • Bill Maurer (Social Sciences) • Peter Hudson (UCLA) • Mehrsa Baradaran (UCI Law) Discussion Facilitators: • Tonya Bradford (Business) • Mrinalini Tankha (Portland State University)This event is 60 minutes. All are welcome to stay for a bonus 30 minute [...]

Financial Legacies: Slavery and the History of Banking ♥2020-09-21T11:49:54-07:00

The Black Liberation Movement & Radical Community Education ♥

The Black Liberation Movement and Radical Community Education Description 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) • [...]

The Black Liberation Movement & Radical Community Education ♥2020-09-14T10:13:56-07:00

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥

Frank B. Wilderson III, a former student of [Saidiya] Hartman’s who now chairs the department of African-American studies at the University of California, Irvine, described her as quietly persuasive. “She’s not an ‘angry Black woman,’ ” he told me. “She’s not Assata Shakur. But what they don’t know is that, where Assata Shakur will blow your [...]

Professor Frank B. Wilderson, III and How Saidiya Hartman Retells the History of Black Life ♥2020-10-19T14:25:03-07:00
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