Schedule for the Fall 2016 Season
June 17, 2016
This fall semester, the Conversations in Black Freedom Studies will feature experts to address four critical issues: 1) the menace of white terror and criminal injustice against the Black community in general and Black women in particular; 2) the gift of Black & Puerto Rican Renaissance and the Northern organizing tradition from New York to Chicago; 3) The road from the War on Poverty 50 Years Later to the criminalization of the poor under the mask of welfare reform; and 4) the new research honoring the militant role of Black Women Radicals in the freedom struggle, including Gloria Richardson and Mae Mallory.
Our events are held the first Thursday of the month from 6-8 pm. Be sure to stay in touch with us through this website and follow us on Facebook at @BlackFreedomStudies and on Twitter at @SchomburgCBFS. And you can RSVP through Eventbrite to reserve your seats.
September 1 – Black Women and the Criminal Justice System
with Keisha Blain, Sarah Haley, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
October 6 – Northern Organizing and Cultural Renaissance
with Deborah Cullen-Morales, Erik Gellman, Anne Knupfer, and Yasmin Ramirez
November 3 – The War on Poverty at 50
with Elizabeth Hinton, Alejandra Marchevsky, and Crystal Sanders
December 1– Honoring the Legacy of Black Women Radicals Gloria Richardson and Mae Mallory
with Ashley Farmer, Joseph Fitzgerald, and Gloria Richardson