Black Humanity Matters

Renowned scholars reflected on the long history of anti-black violence in the United States, the Black Lives Matter movement and more at the Black Humanity Matters: A Teach-In on the Crisis of Race in America.

Hosted by FIU’s Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment, experts discussed the history of anti-black violence in Florida and beyond, how media narratives are racialized, as well as how to practice anti-racism.

Speakers included:

  • Donna Aza Weir-Soley, associate professor of English, FIU
  • Andrea Queeley, associate professor of anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies, FIU
  • Valerie Patterson, clinical associate professor of public administration, FIU
  • Ana Luszczynska, associate professor and chair of the English department, FIU
  • Shawn Christian, associate professor of English, Wheaton College
  • Renée Blake, associate professor of Linguistics and Social & Cultural Analysis, NYU
  • Kimberly Moffitt, associate professor and affiliate associate professor of Africana Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Ryan Russell, NFL player, advocate and writer

In case you missed it, watch the CHUE Facebook live below.