National Heritage Month Public Lecture

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Oct 13 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Department of Sociology, Psychology and Sociology and the National Heritage Committee at UWI, Mona have organized several events as part of national heritage celebrations during October. The first such event is a public lecture to be delivered by Umar Johnson, a descendant of Frederick Douglas, an American social reformer. The Lecture is entitled, “Strategic Approaches to address Racial Inequality in the Americas: Comparing the Work of Marcus Garvey to Frederick Douglasss and W.E.B.Dubois”. The event takes place on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6 pm at the Undercroft, UWI, Mona.
The Lecture will discuss the link between the activism of three Black leaders, Marcus Garvey, Frederick Douglas and W.E.B. Dubois and explore the common thread that connects them all together. He will also explore the social problem of Racial Inequality that existed in the Americas during the time of these black activists.
Other events that will be staged by the UWI, Mona and National Heritage Committee are the Peter Tosh Symposium on October 19, Walter Rodney Lecture on October 21 and Leonard Howell Documentary Premiere on October 21.
All are invited to attend. For more information interested persons may telephone 977-0646.

TheUndercroft, UWI, Mona
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