Assata Taught Me: Black Radicalism Past and Present, with Dr. Donna Murch
Donna Murch is associate professor of history at Rutgers University. She has a forthcoming book of essays entitled, Assata Taught Me: State Violence, Mass Incarceration and the Movement for Black Lives. In 2010, Murch published the Phyllis Wheatley Prize award-winning monograph Living for the City: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California . She has written for the Nation, Boston Review, Jacobin, Black Scholar, and has appeared in Stanley Nelson’s documentary, Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.
Join us for a presentation and discussion on the influence of Black radical history on the current movement for Black lives.
This program is hosted by the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library, the Fellowes Athenaeum, and the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts.