Institute for Policy Studies (Washington D.C.)
Dr. King left us a radical vision. Join IPS and a community of scholars and activists to reclaim this vision, our history and our future, part of the Institute for Policy Studies's Liberation in Action 2017 Black History Month series!
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said that “the problems of racial injustice and economic injustice cannot be solved without a radical redistribution of political and economic power.” Join us to look deeper into this often overlooked advocacy by Dr. King on these ideas and their relevance today, an interactive dialogue with a community of scholars and activists to reclaim the radicalism of Dr. King and reclaim our future.
This is part 2 of the Institute for Policy Studies’s Liberation in Action 2017 Black History Month Series.
- James Counts Early, IPS Board Member & Former Director Cultural Heritage Policy, Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
- Tiffany Ward, IPS New Economy Maryland Fellow & Senior Legislative Aide
- Clarence Lusane, Ph.D., Chairman, Political Science Department at Howard University
- Eleadah “Elle” Clack, Activist and Anti-Racist expert, author of “The World Without Racism”
- Delonte “Tae” Wilkins, Black Workers Center Organizer, OneDC,
- Aiyi’nah D. Ford, Executive Director of the Future Foundation
- April Goggons, Founder, #KeepDC4M & Core Organizer, Black Lives Matter DC
Date: February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Institute for Policy Studies
1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036