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Russell Rickford, "'Declaring Blackness is Easy': Angola and African-American Solidarity in the 1970s"

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:45pm to 6:15pm

Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall

RUSSELL RICKFORD is an associate professor of history at Cornell University and the author of We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination. He specializes in African-American political culture after World War Two, the Black Radical Tradition, and transnational social movements. He is currently working on a book about African-American radicalism and Guyana in the 1970s.

This event is free and open to the public. If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact cc729@cornell.edu as soon as possible.

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Lecture

Departments

Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM)

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africal, complit, isscal

Contact E-Mail

cc729@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Catherine Clepper

Contact Phone

6072558073

Speaker

Russell Rickford

Speaker Affiliation

History, American Studies, and Africana Studies; Cornell University

Dept. Web Site

http://icm.arts.cornell.edu/; http://history.cornell.edu/russell-rickford

Disability Access Information

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact cc729@cornell.edu as soon as possible.

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This event is free and open to the public.

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