It’s been called one of the most vibrant protest movements in recent history, and it’s attracted its share of critics as well. Join Macalester professor Duchess Harris as she talks about the historical roots of the Black Lives Matter movement in the three-part series, Black Lives Matter: A Movement in Context, at Roseville Library, 2180 N. Hamline Ave., in February.
The series will be held on three consecutive Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9 and 16, at 12:30 p.m. The series is free and no registration is required.
The schedule is listed below:
Feb. 2—Part I: Reconstruction to Brown v. Board of Education.
Feb. 9—Part II: Civil Rights to the Clinton Administration
Feb. 16—Part III: Black Lives Matter in the Age of Obama
A compelling speaker as well as a ground-breaking scholar, Harris is the author of the new book, Black Lives Matter, published by Essential Library. The series is co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of the University of Minnesota with financial support from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.