Black Feminist Organizing: 1950s to the 21st Century

This event is sponsored by the Zinn Education Project and is shared by the Center for Ideas and Society in an effort to promote scholarship and humanistic studies during these unprecedented times.

Barbara Ransby in conversation with Jesse Hagopian.

Barbara Ransby is a historian, writer, and longtime activist. She is a Distinguished Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Ransby is author of Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision, Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson, and Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the 21st Century.

Jesse Hagopian teaches Ethnic Studies and is the co-adviser to the Black Student Union at Garfield High School in Seattle. He is an editor for Rethinking Schools, the co-editor of Teaching for Black Lives, and editor of More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing.

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Friday, May 29 at 11:00am to 12:30pm