Department of Africana Studies

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Upcoming Events



Dr. Ife Williams - Policing Philadelphia

Book Talk
Dr. Ife Williams
Nov 28, 2023 at - | Penn Bookstore

Join us for a discussion on 'Police Brutality: A Philadelphia Story' by Dr. Ife Williams. Dr. Williams, an accomplished scholar and political scientist, will share the results of decades of research conducted in…



Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts - "Unveiling The Intersections of Human Rights and Child Removal from a First Nations Perspective: Family Policing and the Ongoing Impact on Sovereignty in Australia"

PRSS Racism in The Child Welfare System Lecture Series
Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts
Nov 29, 2023 at - | Max Kade Center: 3401 Walnut Street, Room 329-A

This talk aims to explore the profound impact of First Nations child removal, family policing, and intergenerational trauma on the sovereignty of Indigenous communities within the Australian context.



MLK Social Justice Lecture & Award 2023

Dorothy Roberts
Jan 24, 2024 at - | Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104