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Fri, Aug 23, 2019
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DR. KARSONYA WISE WHITEHEAD: "From Black Power to Black Lives Matter"
(Convocations)

In the mid-1960s, Stokely Carmichael, the leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, demanded a change in the rhetoric and strategy of the Civil Rights Movement by introducing the term "Black Power." Less than fifty years later, as a direct response to police brutality, "Black Lives Matter" was introduced, both as a rallying cry and an organizing strategy. Dr. Whitehead, a Communication professor at Loyola University Maryland, traces the historical connections between the two movements and their roles in shaping civil rights conversations. Co-sponsored with the Black Cultural Center, Carter G. Woodson Center, African and African-American Studies, CCC, and the Office of the President. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Convocation.

Location: Phelps Stokes Auditorium
Sponsor: Convocations/Carter G. Woodson Center
Contact: Dr. Thomas Ahrens
E-Mail ahrenst@berea.edu
859-985-3965
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