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AfroSocialist Black History Month Kickoff!

  • CUNY Grad Center 365 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

Join us for our first event of Black History Month, where we'll discuss some international Black Left History!

The event will be held at CUNY Grad Center: 365 5th Ave, New York, NY (between 34th & 35th St), Room 5414. Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP.

For this event, we'll be joined by special guests Kazembe Balagun of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and Wendi Muse!

Wend Muse is a PhD Candidate in History at New York University. Her dissertation “Exiles and Allies” analyzes Lusophone Africa’s impact on the Brazilian left through intellectual and political exchange since the 1950s. In addition to her doctoral work, Wendi holds an MA in Latin American Studies and has conducted research regarding Afro-Brazilian women’s political organizing throughout the 20th century. Wendi is presently a 2017-2018 New York Public Humanities Fellow and a recipient of the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to support her research in Brazil, Portugal, and Mozambique. Wendi is also the creator of the #LeftPOC hashtag and the Left POCket Project, an online platform that makes the histories of leftist movements led by and comprised of people of color more easily accessible to the public.

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