Starting Date: 03-30-2006
Ending Date: 04-01-2006
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 61801
217-333-7781The African American Studies and Research Program at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, is sponsoring a conference, Race, Roots, and Resistance: Revisiting the Legacies of Black Power. The purpose of this conference is to explore the legacies of the Black Power movement, its impact on the 1960s and contemporary U.S. society and the world. Panels and papers ahould engage the complexities and nuances that not only reinterpret the past or examine current conditions, but that also chart the trajectory for Black liberation and radical social transformation.
Geographical Scope: State