Power Protest and Privilege: Examining the fractured state of America

Civil Rights Conference

Anthony Prewitt

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

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civilrights@utm.edu


Civil Rights Conference

Power Protest and Privilege: Examining the fractured state of America

Events

February 2, 2021 – Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Nikki Giovanni (Tennessean by Birth: Poet by Choice); (co-sponsored by Multicultural Affairs & UTM Flight Crew) 7pm

February 3, 2021 – Black History Month Trivia (co-sponsored by Multicultural Affairs & UTM Flight Crew) 11am – 1pm

  • Boling University Center Hallway

February 3, 2021 – Confederate Monument Documentary & Discussion: Dr. David Coffey (sponsored by the UTM Civil Rights Conference & The Department of History and Philosophy) 7pm

February 8, 2021 – Know Your Rights: What to Do When Pulled Over or Protesting – David Moore; Police Management Consultant UT MTAS (sponsored by the UTM Civil Rights Conference) 7pm

February 9, 2021 – LGBT+ People of Color: A Community Within A Community: Dr. Marisa Richmond; Women’s & Gender Studies Program (sponsored by the UTM Civil Rights Conference) 7pm

February 10, 2021 – Alumni Engagement Series: Black Authors & Their Stories (sponsored by Multicultural Affairs) 7pm

February 11, 2021 – Local Lynchings and Why They Still Matter (co-sponsored by Weakley County Reconciliation Project and The UTM Civil Rights Conference) 7pm

February 15, 2021 – Alumni Engagement Series: The Blue Line and the Color Line: Law Enforcement From the Perspectives of People of Color  (sponsored by Multicultural Affairs) 7pm

February 16, 2021 – Black History Month Speaker: Jarrod Benjamin; LEAD Firm (Change Agent Leaders: From Oppressed to Success); (co-sponsored by Multicultural Affairs & UTM Flight Crew) 7pm

February 17, 2021 – Black Alumni Experience (co-sponsored by Multicultural Affairs / the UTM Civil Rights Conference) 7pm

February 18, 2021 – Civil Rights Conference Keynote Speaker: Van Jones (Rebuild the Dream: The Next American Economy); (co-sponsored by the UTM Civil Rights Conference, Multicultural Affairs, & UTM Flight Crew) 7pm

February 22, 2021 – Literature of Protest: A Reading Roundtable (hosted by the Writing Center as part of the UTM Civil Rights Conference) 4:00pm

February 23, 2021 – Civil Rights Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Dr. Robin DiAngelo (Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America; White Fragility); (sponsored by the UTM Civil Rights Conference) 7pm

February 24, 2021 – Movie: Just Mercy (co-sponsored by Multicultural Affairs, the UTM Civil Rights Conference, and UTM Flight Crew) 2:30pm

  • The Cine Theater

February 25, 2021: We See Ourselves (a Tuba performance by Dr. Steven Darling) co-sponsored by the Civil Rights Conference and UTM Music

 

Anthony Prewitt

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

Ph:

Em:

civilrights@utm.edu