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Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Resistance to Trump Tyranny


Featuring presentations by Haki R. Madhubuti (publisher, educator and founder of Third World Press), Michael Simanga(activist cultural worker, artist and scholar in African American art and culture), and Noliwe Rooks (interdisciplinary scholar, author of the book Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education.)

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Photo Credit: Lorie Shaull via Wikimedia

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