EXAMINING THE MOVEMENT: STUDENT ACTIVISM & BLM IN THEORY AND PRACTICE-WEDNESDAY- APRIL 19TH, 2017 5:00pm-7:00pm

| April 17, 2017

EXAMINING THE MOVEMENT: STUDENT ACTIVISM & BLM IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

WEDNESDAY APRIL 19TH, 2017

5:00pm-7:00pm

Milbank Chapel

Brought to you by:

Black Lives Matter In Higher Education

Dr. Charles H.F. Davis III

Director of Higher Education Research and Initiatives at the Penn Center for the Study of Race &

Equity in Education. In addition, Dr. Davis also teaches at the Penn

Graduate School of Education where his courses have focused on

activism and social movements in college, race and racism in higher

education, and student identity development. For the last five years, his

award-winning ethnographic research has focused on documenting and

understanding the organizing practices of contemporary college

students engaged in activism and social justice work on-campus and

beyond.

DeRay Mckesson

A graduate of Bowdoin College, is among the

most visible of Black Lives Matter activists, known for his bold and

uncompromising calls to action. With his trademark blue Patagonia vest,

he’s helped lead protests wherever they have erupted, from Ferguson to

Baltimore to Charleston. DeRay is a former Baltimore Mayoral

candidate, has previously worked for the Harlem Children’s Zone, TNTP,

opened an academic enrichment center in West Baltimore, and is working with the

the Baltimore City Public Schools leading systemic human capital

change.

 

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Co-Sponsored by:

Higher and Postsecondary Education in the Department of Organization and Leadership

The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs

Black Lives Matter in Higher Education

Black Student Network

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