People in and around Texas and others who can attend throughout this colonial nation, come to the critical symposium on the subject of Black Political Imprisonment on April 23rd, 2011 at the African and African Diaspora Studies Department in the GRG building, 2nd floor at the University of Texas, Austin. The symposium will serve as a gathering point for Black people to discuss the continued imprisonment of Black radical activist, discuss key questions surrounding their imprisonment, and develop practical steps toward freeing these leaders immediately.
To all Black people who are concerned about our conditions in America, your unique perspectives on the struggle, trials and incarceration of Black political activists in the US would make a significant contribution to a dialogue with activists and scholars seeking to build on historical social justice endeavors.
The organizers of this symposium also invite the community to contribute on the topic of “Black Political Imprisonment, Here and Now!” to the HTLC digital repository<email@example.com>:
They are interested in any relevant articles/essays, art, poetry, music, theoretical and/or cultural contributions that you have authored and would permit to be posted on the digital repository. The aim is to upload contributions before the April 23rdgathering in order to have better informed discussions and debates.
Joao Costa Vargas, Anthropology, UT Austin firstname.lastname@example.org
Joy James, Humanities, Williams College email@example.com
Frank B. Wilderson III, African American Studies and Drama, UC Irvine firstname.lastname@example.org
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