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April 2021

Black Racism and the State of Milwaukee

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us Thursday, April 8, for a free webinar Q&A with Rick Banks, Co-Founder & Executive Director of MKE Black, Inc, and founding member of the LiberateMKE Campaign, as he discusses Black racism and the state of Milwaukee. Free registration required. Please click here to register.

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Islands of Hope: Challenging School Cultures Through African Brazilian History and Culture

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Free and open to the public. Click here to register

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Student Internships Panel Series

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 8, 2021

Please join the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and International/Global Studies next Friday, April 2nd, and/or on Thursday, April 8th for our free 2-part 2021 Student Internships Panel Series! Please…

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Student Internships Panel Series

April 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 8, 2021

Please join the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and International/Global Studies next Friday, April 2nd, and/or on Thursday, April 8th for our free 2-part 2021 Student Internships Panel Series! Please…

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March 2021

Black Feminism and Mobilization in Brazil

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, March 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (CT) for a presentation with Dr. Fernanda Barros dos Santos, Professor of Public Policy and Human Rights at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, for a discussion on Black feminism and mobilization in Brazil. Free registration required: Please click here to register.

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The Rise and Fall of Black Milwaukee’s Middle Class

March 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us Friday, March 5th at 12:30 pm central time for a special webinar presentation from Sheila Cochran and Dr. Michael Rosen in a discussion about the rise and fall of Black Milwaukee's Blue Collar Middle Class. The event will hosted via Zoom and streamed live to our department's Facebook page. Free registration required to join via Zoom: Click here to register.

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February 2021

Black Political Mobilization in Milwaukee

February 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for the 6th session in our congoing webinar series, "Black History and Black Activism in Brazil and the US." This webinar session will focus on Black political mobilization in Brazil and will feature guest speaker, Maya McCarthy Neal, political manager at Leaders Igniting Transformation. and UWM alum. Registration is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

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Anti-Blackness and Democracy in Brazil and the USA

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A webinar organized by the U.S Network for Democracy in Brazil, with law specialists, academics and BLM and Human Rights activists. The event is co-sponsored by UWM Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UW-Milwaukee. Click here to join us on Zoom on Feb 10 @ 2:00 PM CT.

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Webinar | The Long Arc of Activism and Social Change with Noam Chomsky

February 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join us for a very special free webinar event with Noam Chomsky on February 5, 2021, @ 1:30 PM CST. The event will be held via Zoom and streamed live to our Facebook page. Widely renowned for his revolutionary work in linguistics, political activism, and international affairs, Dr. Chomsky will reflect on the social change of the longue durée. Click here to register.

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Black LGBTQ Rights and Activism

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and our UWM partners at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Black Student Cultural Center on Thursday, February 4th at 2 pm CT for a webinar presentation with Marco Antonio Fera, actor, Youtuber, and Black LGBTQ activist. The event titled, “Black LGBTQ Rights and Activism in Brazil,” will be the first spring 2021 presentation in our on-going series, “Black History and Black Activism in Brazil and the United States.” Click here to register.

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