A lecture by Dr. William Jelani Cobb, on continuing struggles for black freedom in the 21st century. Dr. Cobb will also discuss police brutality and anti-black violence. Dr. Cobb is a leading scholar of the African American experience. He is a frequent contributor to several news outlets providing comprehensive analysis of race, politics and culture.
Associate Professor Dr. Yasser A. Payne, and Sociology and Criminal Justice doctoral student Darryl Chambers conduct research in Wilmington, Delaware’s Southside neighbourhood. This scholarly approach is known as Participatory Action Research or PAR.
Ms. Emlyn DeGannes, founder of MeJah Books in Claymont, Delaware and author of Letters to Ms. Em: Transforming a Life through Literacy and Love shares her wisdom about redemption, rehabilitation, and our civic responsibility to help and heal those in need of our assistance.
Ms. DeGannes displays the numerous letters she receives every week from young people who are incarcerated or the children of those incarcerated. She also displays the creative therapeutic projects that help to transform the lives of these children through the arts.
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