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Brave Testimony 2024

In Celebration of National Poetry Month
Reginald Dwayne Betts
Apr 15, 2024 at - | Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join us for this year's Brave Testimony: A Celebration of Poetry of the African Diaspora, in honor of National Poetry Month. This year we will have a reading by Reginald Dwayne Betts, the founder of Freedom Reads, a…



The Labors of Resurrection: Lecture and Discussion with Dr. Shatema Threadcraft

Necromancy and the Democratic Storytelling of W.E.B. Du Bois and Toni Morrison
Dr. Shatema Threadcraft, Dr. Katerina Traut
Apr 18, 2024 at - | Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics
133 South 36th Street The Forum (Room 250) Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join the The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy for an event featuring Dr. Shatema Threadcraft on Necromancy and the Democratic Storytelling of W.E.B. Du Bois and Toni Morrison.

Shatema…



Diaspora Lecture Series: Chérie N. Rivers

Chérie N. Rivers
Apr 22, 2024 at - | Max Kade Center, Room 329-A
3401 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Ndaliko holds a Ph.D. in African Studies from Harvard University, where she was a pioneering member of the Social Engagement Initiative. She is currently an associate professor of Geography at the University of North…