Realities and Repercussions: Systemic Racism in America

MAVUNO Lecture & Open Discussion

Appetizers & Refreshments at 6:00pm, Lecture at 7:00pm

Join us for an informative, in depth view of systemic racism in America. Learn details about laws, policies and practices that have affected Black Americans through many generations into today, and view pieces by contemporary artists who are tackling these truths in their work. Idris Kabir Syed, Associate Professor at Kent State University of Pan-African Studies, will be presenting this eye-opening lecture. Discussion to follow. Thank you to Welcoming Everyone for providing appetizers for the pre-lecture reception.




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