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Activism Across Generations: The Fight for Civil Rights Then and Now | January 18

Across history, the fight for social justice has carried many faces. From the earliest days of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the Civil Rights Movement to today’s Black Lives Matter movement, youth have played prominent roles in progressing civil rights. But how has the generational divide played a role in how these movements were able to push forward change. Join us as we compare the legacies that remain and today’s successes in dismantling the structures of racism.

  • Kennedi Smith, Co-Founder of Black Women Graduate Collective, Masters Candidate, LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, Moderator
  • 'Cici' Battle, Activist, Speaker, Organizer, & Former Executive Director of Young People For
  • Dr. Tristan Cabello, Director of the Master of Liberal Arts, Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. Zackory Kirk, Social Activist & Content Creator
  • Sara Mora, Storyteller, Speaker, Digital Strategist, Activist & Founder of Population MIC

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