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Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

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[vc_row][vc_column][mk_fancy_title size=”21″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]Spelman College Alum and author Ashley Farmer shares her newest book, Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era.[/mk_fancy_title][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1523641628715{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Ashley Farmer will shed light on the untold stories of African American women who shaped the Black Power Movement of the 1960’s and ‘70s. Farmer’s book is the first comprehensive study of black women’s intellectual production and activism in the Black Power era.

The program will end with a Q&A Session. You may submit your questions ahead of time by using #RemakingBlackPower and the handle @ctr4chr on Twitter or posting your question on the Facebook event page.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider][mk_custom_list title=”Schedule”]

  • 6:30 PM: Doors open to the Glenn Foyer entrance off of Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, closest to the water feature
  • 6:30 – 7:00 PM: Guest may view the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Gallery featuring Dr. King’s personal papers
  • 7:00 PM: Program begins
  • 8:30 PM: Closing remarks and books will be available to purchase

[/mk_custom_list][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”27425″ img_size=”medium”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text title=”About Ashley Farmer” css=”.vc_custom_1523048086924{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Ashley D. Farmer is a historian of black women’s history, intellectual history, and radical politics. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the African American Studies Program at Boston University. Her book, Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era,  (UNC Press, 2017), is the first comprehensive study of black women’s intellectual production and activism in the Black Power era.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Details

Date:
May 23, 2018
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Event Space

National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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