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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation


Town Hall First Hill
Wed., May 31, 7:30 p.m. 2017


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Taylor, assistant professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, wanted to know why Black Lives Matter was becoming popular now, “when we’re living through the biggest concentration of black political power in American history,” she told Ansel Herz in an in an interview last year. She wrote her book, #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, to explore that question, and also to write about the possibility of the movement widening its scope. Can a nonhierarchical organization focused on police brutality and mass incarceration create social change on a larger scale? This talk is your chance to ask her.

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1119 Eighth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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  • Wed., May 31, 7:30 p.m. 2017