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April 19, 2016

Black Lives Matter: A Historical Context

Yohuru Williams, Dean & Professor at Fairfield University came to St. Francis College on April 19, 2016 to talk about the Black Lives Matter in the context of historical racial justice struggles.

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His writings include Black Politics/White Power: Civil Rights Black Power and Black Panthers in New Haven (Blackwell, 2006), Teaching U.S. History Beyond the Textbook (Corwin, 2008), In Search of the Black Panther Party: New Perspectives on a Revolutionary Movement (Duke University, 2006), and Liberated Territory: Toward a Local History of the Black Panther Party (Duke University, 2009).

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The talk was part of the Spring 2016 Senior Citizen Lecture Series: New Protest Movements, organized by St. Francis College professors Emily Horowitz and Sara Haviland.