Jamal Joseph: Black Panther Baby
St. Francis College welcomed Writer & Columbia Film Professor Jamal Joseph on April 26, 2016 for the Spring 2016 Senior Citizen Lecture Series: New Protest Movements.
Joseph spoke about his journey in the Black Power movement. He's the author of Panther Baby (Algonquin Books) and Tupac, Legacy (Simon & Schuster); has written/directed for Black Starz, HBO, Fox TV, New Line Cinema, Warner Bros., and A&E; & produced screenplays include Ali: An American Hero, New York Undercover, Knights of the South Bronx, and The Many Trials of Tammy B., Drive By: A Love Story, Da Zone, and Hughes Dreams Harlem. Joseph directs IMPACT, a Harlem-based youth theatre company, and New Heritage Films, an organization that provides training and opportunities for minority filmmakers.
The lecture series is produced by St. Francis College Professors Sara Haviland & Emily Horowitz.
The talks are co-sponsored by American Studies, History, the Center for Crime & Popular Culture, the Institute for Peace & Justice, Provost's Office, Sociology & Criminal Justice, and the Women's Center