Safe Spaces- From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation | College of Arts & Sciences | Kent State University

Safe Spaces- From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
  • Thursday April 14, KIVA, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
    Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
    A response and Q&A will be led by Patrick Gallagher of the Department of Modern & Classic Language Studies
  • The contemporary movement against racism and militarized policing is shattering the illusion of a colorblind, post-racial United States. Cries of “Hands up, don’t shoot!” are heard around the country as people demand an end to rampant police brutality against African Americans. What does the visibility of this movement, born out of a long history of structural and physical violence, tell us about the future?