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Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures

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“Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures” aims to connect the local struggles of Brandeis students and other scholar-activists in the Boston area to broader national and global issues that have animated the Black Lives Matter movement.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at the Harvard University Kennedy School and author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, March 23. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, will deliver the keynote address on Friday, March 24.

Events will consist of student forums, teach-ins, and panels featuring prominent scholars, artists and activists.

“Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures” is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program sponsored by the Offices of the Dean of Arts and Sciences and Provost.

http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/afroamerstudies/events/BLMsymposium.html

Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453

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