Mar 02

Intersectional Black Panther History Project

Description

The Intersectional Black Panther History Project is changing the leading-man narrative and restoring the stories of women’s struggles inside the revolution. This conversation about the Black Panthers will be led by Angela LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye Matthews, Mary Phillips, and Robyn Spencer.

Speakers

  • Angela LeBlanc-Ernest

    Independent Scholar
  • Tracye Matthews

    Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
  • Mary Phillips

    Lehman College CUNY
  • Robyn Spencer

    Lehman College CUNY

    Dr. Spencer is a professor of African American History at Lehman College. She also taught African and African American Studies and History at Penn State University from 2001-2007. Before that, she was a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her areas of interest include black social protest after World War II, urban and working-class radicalism, and gender. She is the author of Mad at History, and is currently completing a book about the Black Panther Party.

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