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Black History Month- Race and Labor: Building a More Just Economy

Wednesday, February 21 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Straub Hall, Room 145
1451 Onyx Street, Eugene, OR 97403

America is suffering through a crisis of economic inequity, and a crisis of racial inequity. But how do these things go together? And how can we build a movement that addresses both these urgent problems? Come hear from Bill Fletcher, Jr., one of the country’s most prominent theorists and leaders in the struggle for economic justice.

Bill Fletcher, Jr. has been at the forefront of both the labor and anti-racist movements for four decades. Fletcher has served as Education Director for the national AFL-CIO and as senior staff for a number of national labor unions. He has also served as president of TransAfrica Forum, as Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, and as an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com. He is author or co-author of multiple books, including Solidarity Divided: The crisis in organized labor and a new path toward social justice (University of California press, 2009).

Download the brochure here.

**This is a FREE, PUBLIC event. Please select a ticket for the UO Portland location or for the UO Eugene location.**

Light refreshments will be served.

Event Type

Academic, Research, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Black and African American, Black History Month

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff

Co-Curricular Domains

Social Engagement, Leadership & Civic Engagement

Website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-hi...

Cost

Free

Hashtag

#BlackHistoryMonth

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