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Sat, Feb 10


Sankofa Video & Books

Historical Relationships in the Struggle for Freedom: Black Palestinians & The Black Panther Party

The first in a budding series - learn about the historical relationships in the fight for liberation around the world. During this session, learn about Afro-Palestinians and the current state of Black and Palestinian solidarity.

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Historical Relationships in the Struggle for Freedom: Black Palestinians & The Black Panther Party
Historical Relationships in the Struggle for Freedom: Black Palestinians & The Black Panther Party

Time & Location

Feb 10, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Sankofa Video & Books, 2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA


About The Event

About Greg Thomas

A Global Black Studies scholar, GREG THOMAS is the author of The Sexual Demon of Colonial Power as well as Hip-Hop Revolution in the Flesh.  He is also co-editor with L.H. Stallings of Word Hustle: Critical Essays and Reflections on the Works of Donald Goines. The founding editor of PROUD FLESH, an-e-journal, he has guest-edited a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review entitled “Coloniality’s Persistence” (2003) as well as a “Close-Up” on Haile Gerima’s eleventh film, Teza, for Black Camera: An International Film Journal (2013).  His articles and essays appear in periodicals such as Présence Africaine, Human Architecture, Journal of West Indian Literature, Jenda Journal, Small AxeTheory & Event, Words.Beats.Life, The C.L.R. James Journal, Journal of Pan-African Studies, American Quarterly and African Literature Today.   Currently, he is completing a book on the writings of George Jackson  and continuing to curate the traveling “George Jackson in the Sun of  Palestine” exhibition, which first launched  in 2015 at the museum of  the Abu Jihad Center for the Political Captive’s Movement in Abu Dis or  the West Bank.  He also curated another exhibition, “A Black Panther  Reawakens: The Life & Work of Stokely Carmichael/Kwame Ture,” which  launched on November 22, 2018, at the Gamal Abdel Nasser University of  Conakry in Guinea (West Africa).

About Anaheed Al-Hardan

Anaheed Al-Hardan is an associate professor of sociology. Her research  centers on colonialism and resistance in relation to counter-memory,  anti-colonial knowledges and south-south thought in the Global South,  and has appeared in Journal of Palestine StudiesQualitative Inquiry, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle EastJournal of Holy Land and Palestine StudiesInternational Sociology and Contemporary Sociology. She is the author of the award-winning Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities (Columbia  University Press, 2016), joint winner of the 2016 Academic Book Award  at the London Palestine Book Awards. The book was translated and  published in Beirut by the Institute for Palestine Studies in Arabic in  2020. Her current book project examines Arab anticolonial theory within  the context of south-south philosophies of liberation and decolonization  in Africa and Asia. She is a Principal Investigator on the Andrew W.  Mellon Foundation-funded research program Afro-Asian Futures Past,  a collaborative research program on the decolonization era with Howard  University, the American University of Beirut, the University of Ghana,  Cape Town University and the University of the Witwatersrand.

About Merawi Gerima

Merawi Gerima, is a filmmaker and activist from Washington DC. This origin informs his work and his community-centered orientation. "Merawi has been outspoken, consistent, and clear about the need  for solidarity between the Black & Palestinian liberation struggles,  and he’ll be the first to let you know that he is an 'organizer first,  filmmaker second.' " 

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