Fwd: Interesting forum on Black-Latino relations
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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 / 13 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 ?
Howard Jordán attorney, professor
at Hostos Community College , columnist
and host of WBAIs The Jordan Journal
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 AmericanLatino 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 CultureNYPL and El Museo del Barrio
To reserve your seat
or send an email to:
Open and free to the public.