Moderator: Krystal Tribbett (UCI Libraries)
• Ericka Huggins (Facilitator of Conversations on Racial Equity, Leader of the Black Panthers, Human Rights Activist and Poet)
• Angela LeBlanc-Ernest (Independent Scholar and Filmmaker; Director: The Oakland Community School Documentary Project; Co-Founder: The Intersectional Black Panther Party History Project)
• Damien Sojoyner (Anthropology)
• Roderic Crooks (Informatics)
This event supports the visit of Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The 1619 Project, October 29.
Photo: Rosa Parks visits the Oakland Community School, Personal Collection of Ericka Huggins.
The 1619 Project series is presented by UCI Humanities Center and is co-sponsored by: UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor’s Arts & Culture Initiative, School of Humanities, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Sciences, School of Social Ecology, UCI Libraries, Academic English, Composition Program, Center for Latin American Studies, Center on Law, Equality, and Race, Center for Medical Humanities, International Center for Writing and Translation, Literary Journalism and Center for Storytelling, Office of Inclusive Excellence, Student Affairs, Staff Assembly, AAPI Womxn in Leadership and Academic and Professional Women of UCI, and UCI Black Thriving Initiative.
To participate in The 1619 Project in 2020: Student Showcase (one minute reflection videos eligible for gift card drawings), Reflection Videos Due November 2. see bit.ly/1619Showcase