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Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project # Summer of 2020

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Reflecting on The New York Times 1619 Project – a history of the British imperialist project of enslaving Africans and colonizing America – Mita Choudhury, professor of English, invites a dialogue about the subversive power of protests, riots and resistance to authoritarianism.

Interview with Q&A

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About PNW’s Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series

Since the brutal killing of George Floyd, millions of Americans and people in other countries have been shocked and outraged. Hundreds of protests have been held in cities large and small across America – perhaps the largest demonstrations against racism since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Urgent questions about inequality, racial discrimination and police violence have opened up a national dialogue. Engage with us in faculty-driven discussion as we reflect on these recent events and social movements.

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