In response to popular demand following Reggie Jackson’s recent 4-part series on “#DoBlackLivesMatter?”, Rid Racism Milwaukee is offering a free “Do Black Lives Matter?” Dialogue and Discussion Program on Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August 26.
The same program will be presented on both nights at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, 2819 W. Highland Boulevard, Milwaukee. Participants are encouraged to sign in between 5:30 and 6 p.m., when the program will begin.
Due to limited space, RSVPS are required. See details below on how to register.
This program is a follow-up to Reggie’s recent lecture series that provided historical context for the present day dilemma facing blacks in America.
Reggie will present a 30-minute recap of the key highlights of his presentations that traced the history of violence against blacks, pseudo-scientific justifications for devaluing blacks, lynchings and race riots, American policing of blacks, scientific /medical experimentation on blacks and the psychological impacts of this devaluation on black lives.
His presentation will be followed by small group discussions and then a large group discussion to enable participants the opportunity to explore these topics through dialogue with each other.
TO REGISTER FOR EITHER NIGHT OF THIS PROGRAM:<
1. Send an email with your name and the names of any guests coming with you with the date you wish to attend (Tuesday or Wednesday) to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Call us at 414-939-3743 and leave a message with your name and the date you wish to attend (Tues or Wed) and the names of any guests.
THANK YOU! Hope to see you at the program.
REGGIE JACKSON is Chief Griot and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation, operators of America’s Black Holocaust Museum (www.abhmuseum.org). He is a special education teacher, historian and also co-leader of the new Rid Racism Milwaukee FALL BOOK CLUB on BUILDING A MOVEMENT TO END THE NEW JIM CROW — a sequel to the SUMMER BOOK CLUB series on THE NEW JIM CROW: Mass Incarceration in an Era of Colorblindedness. He is also a member of the Executive Team of Rid Racism Milwaukee.