EVENT: Concerning Violence – Documentary Screening and Talk Back

dogwoof_documentary_concerning_violence_quad_400_300_85Monday, February 1 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in the Alumni Reading Room, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn

Black Lives Matter Pratt and professor Todd Ayoung will be screening the film, Concerning Violence, on the first day of Black History month. Concerning Violence is a 2014 documentary written and directed by Göran Olsson based on Franz Fanon’s essay of the same name from the book “The Wretched of the Earth” (1961). The film explores African nationalist and independence movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Pratt professor, Todd Ayoung, will be presenting the documentary and leading a talk back after the showing. Click here to RSVP.

EVENT: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle Against Environmental Racism in the United States

12376117_143702825996539_5917495576546466731_nWednesday, January 20th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the Alumni Reading Room

Led by Professor Carl Zimring, this Black Lives Matter at Pratt event will feature a talk on the deep links between race and sustainability; how to think about environmental racism and environmental justice in the broad scope of telling American history. The event will begin with a 30 minute lecture before opening up for questions. Click here to RSVP.