A Special Community Conversation with Former Black Panther, Mama C.
A Special Community Conversation with Former Black Panther, Mama C. Tuesday, October 17th 5:00-6:30pm Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center (Hearst Field Annex D3) Snacks and beverages will be provided. Hosted by African American Student Development and African American & African Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley.
Cross-Border Cosmopolitans: The Making of a Pan-African North America
Book Talk: Cross-Border Cosmopolitans: The Making of a Pan-African North America Oct. 17, 2023 | 12:30 p.m. PT | 223 Philosophy Hall 20th-century Black history cannot be understood without accounting for the influence of Pan-African thought. In his new book CrossBorder Cosmopolitans: The Making of a Pan-African North America, Dr. Wendell Adjetey explores how global Black liberation movements began within the U.S.-Canadian borderlands as cross-border, continental struggles. As revolutionaries from Oakland to Toronto dreamed of an “African world”, the prospect of coalitions among the Black Power, Red Power, and Quebecois Power movements inspired U.S. and Canadian intelligence services to infiltrate…
Cat Brooks in Residence at UC Berkeley
PUBLIC EVENTS Performances of ‘Tasha THURSDAY–FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19–21 Durham Studio Theater • Dwinelle Hall Free for Berkeley Students • $35 General Admission Written and performed by Cat Brooks, this one-woman show tells the story of Natasha McKenna who died in 2015 at age 37 while in police custody in Fairfax, VA. Cat Brooks in Conversation with Margo Hall FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 4pm–5:30pm 650 Social Sciences Building Free • No Reservation Required Cat Brooks and longtime collaborator Margo Hall (performer, theater-maker, and educator) will discuss their community-centered artistic practices. White Supremacy: Black Trauma & Healing Justice SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1pm–3pm Bancroft…
ACB-FGC: A Culturally Responsive Program to Support Black Families Involved with the Ontario Child Welfare System
Sponsor(s): Canadian Studies Program, Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco, School of Education, Center for Race and Gender, Department of African-American Studies The disparate and disproportionate involvement of African American families in the child welfare system has been well documented, but research examining the experiences of African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) Canadian families in child welfare is emerging in Canada. In the province of Ontario, recent studies find that Black families are represented in the child welfare system at disproportionate and disparate rates. Experiences of Black youth, caregivers, and workers also highlight differential and punitive treatment within the system. These findings have given…
A Divided Diaspora and the Future of Eritrea: A Live Panel Discussion
In the summer of 2023, Eritrean Government-sponsored Diaspora Festivals have been the center of attention in many western countries. At these many festivals, supporters and opponents of the Eritrean government have clashed, leading to violence and termination of festivals by host countries in Europe, the UK, Canada, USA and Israel. After the September 2 clashes in Tel Aviv, Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “We want harsh measures against the rioters, including the immediate deportation of those who took part.” Yemane G. Meskel – Eritrea’s Minister of Information stated in his latest on X, formerly known as Twitter, “Eritrean festivals are targeted…