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  • Peter Ortiz
    Note: forwarded message attached. Hi all - Just thought I pass this on. Great forum on Latinos, Blacks and Immigration. Definitely worth checking out. For
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 29, 2007
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      Note: forwarded message attached.

      Hi all - Just thought I pass this on.
      Great forum on Latinos, Blacks and Immigration.
      Definitely worth checking out.

      For those who can't open the attached, here it is:

      AfroLatin@ forum presents -- Black, Latino, Both
      Afro-Latinos and the Current Immigration Debate

      Saturday, October 13, 2007 / 1–3 pm

      at the Schomburg Center for
      Research in Black Culture

      135th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard, NYC

      How do changing notions of Blackness and
      Latinidad inform the immigration debate?

      What social and political roles do
      Black-Latinos play in today's
      discussions about race and
      ethnicity in the United States ?

      Moderator:

      Howard Jordán – attorney, professor
      at Hostos Community College , columnist
      and host of WBAI’s The Jordan Journal

      Panelists:

      Clarence Lusane – political science professor
      at American University , activist, journalist,
      and author of Race in the Global Era.

      Yvette Modestin – Afro-Panamanian activist
      concerned with issues affecting women of
      African descent;founder and director of
      “Encuentro Diaspora Afro” in Boston .

      Ángela Pérez – immigrant from Colombia and
      student at the City College of New York
      researching the effects of public policy
      on African American–Latino relations
      in post-Katrina New Orleans.

      Silvio Torres-Saillant – professor at
      Syracuse University , founding Director
      of the City University of New York
      Dominican Studies Institute, and
      co-author of The Dominican Americans.

      This event is co-sponsored by --
      The Schomburg Center for Research in
      Black Culture–NYPL and El Museo del Barrio

      To reserve your seat
      call 212.491.2229,
      or send an email to:
      schomburgrsvp@...

      Open and free to the public.
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