Black Humanity Matters: A Teach-In on the Crisis of Race in America
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We hosted renowned scholars to reflect on the long history of anti-black violence in the United States, the Black Lives Matter movement and the anti-racism protests currently taking place.
This event is hosted by FIU’s Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment and co-sponsored by African and African Diaspora Studies; Department of English; College of Arts, Sciences & Education; and Office for the Advancement of Women, Equity and Diversity.
Speakers and performers included:
- Donna Aza Weir-Soley, associate professor of English, FIU
- Andrea Queeley, associate professor of anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies, FIU
- Valerie Patterson, clinical associate professor of public administration, FIU
- Ana Luszczynska, associate professor and chair of the English department, FIU
- Shawn Christian, associate professor of English, Wheaton College
- Renée Blake, associate professor of Linguistics and Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU
- Kimberly Moffitt, associate professor and affiliate associate professor of Africana Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- Ryan Russell, NFL player, advocate and writer
- Omar Thomas, assistant professor of music at the Peabody Institute
Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment, Florida International University, "Black Humanity Matters: A Teach-In on the Crisis of Race in America" (2020). Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment Archives. 16.
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