Black Lives Matter in Italy and the Legacy of Colonialism
Tuesday, March 02, 2021, 12:30pm
Rutgers Department of Italian presents:
Fred Kudjo Kuwornu, filmmaker activist-producer-educator Black Lives Matter in Italy and the Legacy of Colonialism This multi-media lecture addresses the nature of American systemic racism, which is structurally different from the Italian one, offering the audience a cultural and semantic framework to interpret the current situation in Italy within the contest of its colonial past. When was racism born in Italy? Who are the Afro-Italian activists? What is the history of Black Italy? Is there any collective memory of the Italian colonial past? What battle is Italian black activism engaged in? RSVP required.
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