2018 Feinberg Series Opening Event A panel conversation with Mary Hooks, Kali Akuno and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.
The past decade has been marked by a resurgence of the Black Freedom Struggle. Mary Hooks of Southerners on New Ground, Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation and How We Get Free, will explore the emergence of new ideas – Freedom Dreams – of the world to be won. Moderated by Toussaint Losier, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies. Presented by the UMass Amherst History Department Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series.