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Desmond Cole: The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power

When:
Thursday, March 12, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Where:
Dupuis Hall
Room: 217
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Description:

We are very excited to announce that Desmond Cole will be discussing his book "The Skin We're in" and will give a talk on racism, black liberation, resistance and power in Canada.
Bio: Desmond Cole is a journalist, activist, and author. He has spent the last ten years reporting and commentating on politics and social justice. He is especially interested in the struggle for Black liberation within Canada. Desmond's work includes ten years of local and national news coverage, five years of radio broadcasting, an award-winning magazine feature, and his new book "The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power."

The event is brought to you by OPIRG Kingston , African & Caribbean Students' Association (ACSA) - Queen's University Queen's Black Academic Society - QBAS and Queen's Coalition Against Racial and Ethnic Discrimination - QCRED, and Cultural Studies at Queen's. It is co-sponsored by the Departments of Gender Studies, Department of Political Studies, Department of Sociology, Studies in National and International Development (SNID); and the Levana Gender Advocacy Centre. Thank you to all co-sponsors for their generous donations.

Contact:
Yasmine Djerbal
yd8@queensu.ca
Cost:
Free
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