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08/03/2015, -8/12, 5:30-7:30pm, DoBlackLivesMatter? 4 Part Series

posted Jun 22, 2015, 2:34 PM by Jaime Alvarado   [ updated Oct 13, 2015, 10:18 PM ]

Free 4-part Series presented by Reggie Jackson, Aug 3-12

 

You are invited to a series of presentations by Reggie Jackson of America’s Black Holocaust Museum (www.abhmuseum.org).  The series will be conducted  at the Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee and is being hosted by the Milwaukee Public Library and co-sponsored by America's Black Holocaust Museum and Rid Racism Milwaukee. We hope you can attend and spread the word to your network.


These four two-hour-long presentations will examine the timely topic of “Black Lives Matter” and the history of the devaluation of black lives in America. The sessions are designed to provide historical context for the present day dilemma facing blacks in America. There is no need to register, and you are not required to attend all 4 sessions. 

The sessions will trace the history of legal and extralegal violence against blacks, pseudo-scientific justifications for devaluing blacks, lynchings and race riots, a history of American policing of blacks, scientific and medical experimentation on blacks and the psychological impacts of this devaluation on black lives, as well as laws and court decisions that have led to the devalu
ation of black lives.

Reggie is Chief Griot and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation, operators of America’s Black Holocaust Museum. (www.abhmuseum.org). He is a special ed teacher, historian and was also co-leader of the New Jim Crow Summer Book Club co-sponsored by Rid Racism Milwaukee and the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee. He is also a member of the Executive Team of Rid Racism Milwaukee.

For more information, please contact Reggie Jackson at rjackson@abhmuseum.org


Milwaukee - 5:30-7:30PM at the Villard Square Library 
5190 N 35th St., Milwaukee WI 53209 (414-286-3000, library)  
August 3rd Historical Devaluation of Black Lives in America from 1619 until 2015  
August 5th Legal and Political Devaluation of Black Lives in American History
 
August 10th Scientific and Medical Devaluation of Black Lives in American History
 
August 12th Legal and Extralegal Violence against Black Lives in American History 




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