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Inquiries about the upcoming Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures symposium can be directed to:

(781) 736-2090

Black Lives Matter Symposium
Brandeis University
415 South Street, MS 092
Waltham, MA 02453

Friday Panel Session Participants

Black Lives Matter symposium

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, English, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University

Jabari Asim, Associate professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College; Executive Editor of The Crisis

Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University

Rev. Jeffrey Brown, founder of RECAP (Rebuilding Every Community Around Peace) 

Shayna Jones, Black Lives Matter Cambridge 

Didi Delgado, Black Lives Matter, Cambridge

Adam Elliot-Cooper, Kings College London; Black Lives Matter UK

Fatima El-Tayeb, Professor of African-American Literature and Culture, UC San Diego

Adam Foss, Assistant District Attorney in the Juvenile Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office; founder of Prosecutor Integrity

Sarah Jackson, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Northeastern University

Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University, Ohio State University

C. Shawn McGuffeyAssociate Professor of Sociology and African and African Diaspora Studies, Boston College

Idrissou Mora-Kpai, Independent documentary filmmaker and producer

Darnell Moore, Senior Correspondent at MicNews, Co-Managing/Editor at The Feminist Wire and writer-in-residence at the Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice at Columbia University.  

Carina Ray, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, Brandeis University

Faith Smith, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies and English, Brandeis University

C. Riley Snorton, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Cornell University

Ibrahim Sundiata, The Samuel and Augusta Spector Professor Emeritus of History, Brandeis University

Derron Wallace, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Education, Brandeis University

Chad Williams, Associate Professor of African and Afro-American Studies, Brandeis University