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A discussion with Yaa Gyasi

March 09, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Rush Rhees Library Hawkins-Carlson Room

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How may some of the narratives in Homegoing shape our understand of the renewed militantism observed in the Black Lives Matter movement or the reactionary turn that is before us to contemplate for the next four years? What could we learn from the curse (the fire that keeps burning and destroying lives) that runs through Homegoing that may help the leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement or the citizens distressed by the apparent resurgence of the ugly intolerance of the past chart a new path of resistance?

Join Yaa Gyasi and The Frederick Douglass Institute as we delve into these questions through a close examination of her novel, Homegoing

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