Brecht Forum Lecture Series -- The Continuous Study of Race and Class in America, Tuesday May 31st, 7:30- 9:30 PM -- “White Supremacy and Bloomberg Autocracy on the NYC Public Schools”
Panelists -- Jitu Weusi, Mark Torres, Ernestine Augustus, Sam Anderson, Sean Ahern; Muriel Tillinghast, Chair
Part of the Course “Hubert Harrison, Theodore W. Allen, and the Continuing Centrality of the Struggle Against White Supremacy” -- Lecturer: Jeffrey B. Perry, biographer, historian.
> From community control to mayoral dictatorship
> School closings and charter takeovers in Black and Latino communities.
> How students of color have fared under mayoral control
>The disappearing of Black and Latino educators in NYC 2002-present.
Each panelist will give a 10 minute presentation. Open discussion to follow. Please join us.
Brecht Forum, 451 West Street between Bank & Bethune Streets (near the West Side Drive), NYC 10014, (212) 242-4201.
Public transportation: C,A or E to 14th Street and 8Th Avenue; #1,2,or 3 to 14th and 7th Ave (exit at 12th street end of platform); 14A Bus to Abington Square (last stop). Read More