‘Black Womxn Organizing for Justice’ panel is Oct. 8

The Center for Peacemaking and the Center for Urban Research, Teaching & Outreach (CURTO) will host the 2020 Peacemaker in Residence Panel on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.  

This year’s topic is “Black Womxn Organizing for Justice.” Dr. Nishani Frazier, associate professor of American studies and history at the University of Kansasand Dynasty Ceasar, Milwaukee activist, will discuss the ways Black womxn have and continue to organize for justice and freedom.  

Frazier will share how the Congress of Racial Equity (CORE) and three Black Womxn (Pauli MurrayElla Baker and Ruth Turner) used nonviolence and Gandhian Satyagraha in the 1960’s Freedom Movements. Ceasar will share her experience as a community organizer and how Black womxn are organizing their Milwaukee neighborhoods for change. 

Vivian King, author and former TMJ4 anchor, will moderate a discussion connecting the panelists’ remarks to the current movement for Black lives. 

Register by Monday, Oct. 7