Celebrating Black History Month: "Slavery, Citizenship and Voting Rights"
mer. 20 février à 19:30
Sarah Valinsky will give a brief overview of black history in the US, touching on critical constitutional, legal and societal changes and their impacts on the current environment. These issues will be discussed in the framework of the Black Lives Matter movement, attacks on voting rights, rise in hate crimes and police interactions with the black community. The presentation will be followed by discussion.
Sarah Valinsky taught American Literature and American Studies at the University of Paris XIII for many years where her focus was on blacks on ethnic groups.