as part of my ongoing research for place philadelphia, i will list local seminars and events that explore the issues within the project: racism and equality— nadine patterson
RACE: THE POLITICS OF IDENTITY
A 4-week course on the history, legacy and reality of race and racism in the United States.
Course Instructor: Ewuare X. Osayande, Adjunct Professor, African American Studies, Rutgers University-Camden; Co-founder/Director, POWER (People Organized Working to Eradicate Racism).
Saturdays, July 28 – August 18, 10:30 AM – 12 PM.
The Free Library of Philadelphia
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
68 West Chelten Avenue (at Greene Street in Germantown)
FREE. RSVP – OsayandeSpeaks@gmail.com
1. July 28 – Race and the Creation of Whiteness (18th Century)
2. August 4 – Race from Slavery to Freedom (19th Century)
3. August 11 – Race and the Color-Line (20th Century)
4. August 18 – Race and Anti-Racist Resistance (21st Century)