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Reclaiming MLK

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

MLK Memorial Statue_croppedIn 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said that “the problems of racial injustice and economic injustice cannot be solved without a radical redistribution of political and economic power.” Join us to look deeper into this often overlooked advocacy by Dr. King on these ideas and thier relevance today, an interactive dialogue with a community of scholars and activists to reclaim the radicalism of Dr. King and reclaim our future.

This is part 2 of the Institute for Policy Studies’s Liberation in Action 2017 Black History Month Series.

Featuring:

  • James Counts Early, IPS Board Member & Former Director Cultural Heritage Policy, Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
  • Tiffany Ward, IPS New Economy Maryland Fellow & Senior Legislative Aide
  • Clarence Lusane, Ph.D., Chairman, Political Science Department at Howard University
  • Eleadah “Elle” Clack, Activist and Anti-Racist expert, author of “The World Without Racism”
  • Delonte “Tae” Wilkins, Black Workers Center Organizer, OneDC,
  • Aiyi’nah D. Ford, Executive Director of the Future Foundation
  • April Goggons, Founder, #KeepDC4M & Core Organizer, Black Lives Matter DC Liberation in Action Flyer

Facilitated by IPS’ Mandisa Routheni.
Please RSVP and let us know you’ll be joining us.

Download the flyer for the full series!

 

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
http://act.ips-dc.org/site/Calendar?id=100841&view=Detail

Organizer

Netfa Freeman, IPS
Email:
netfa@ips-dc.org

Venue

Institute for Policy Studies
1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Website:
www.ips-dc.org