On September 29th at 6:30 pm, the James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory University will host a public conversation commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The dialogue will reflect on the Party’s legacy in ongoing struggles for racial justice, and honor black women’s leadership in the black power movement. Featured guest Elaine Brown, legendary activist and former chairperson of the Black Panther Party, will be joined by Spelman College professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall, in this powerful one-on-one exchange.
Doors open at 6pm. This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in Fishburne lot next to the church school.
For more information: jamesweldonjohnson.emory.edu