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SJI Monday: From Local to Global—How the Black Lives Matter Movement Has Influenced the Fight for Racial Justice Around the World
SJI Monday: From Local to Global—How the Black Lives Matter Movement Has Influenced the Fight for Racial Justice Around the World

Monday, Nov. 16 | 12:45-1:30pm |

From Brazil to Colombia, France to the United States, protests are underway asking for an end to the systematic violence against black peoples. This panel will explore how the Black Lives Matter movement has invigorated the fight for black lives across the world, and discuss the resulting challenges and opportunities from local, regional, and international perspectives.

Panelists:
Margarette May Macaulay, Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons of African Descent and against Racial Discrimination and Commissioner at the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights

Justin Hansford, Executive Director of the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center and Associate Professor of Law at Howard University

Natasha Bannan, Senior Counsel, LatinoJustice and past president National Lawyers Guild

Dominique Day, Chair, UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

Moderators:
Cassandre Theano, Social Justice Initiatives, Columbia Law School
U.d. Nnamdi, Columbia Law School
Dante Violette, Columbia Law School

Cosponsors: HRI, BLSA

Nov 16, 2020 12:45 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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