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The Black Lives Matter Movement and the Fight for Racial Justice

Presented by Martha's Vineyard Book Festival & Author Series at Online/Virtual Space

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Aug 13 2020
The Black Lives Matter Movement and the Fight for Racial Justice

Barbara Phillips, Kiese Laymon, and David Blight join Kenneth Mack to discuss The Black Lives Matter Movement and The Fight for Racial Justice.

The Black Lives Matter movement has been fueled by the country's punitive history of incarceration and government-sanctioned violence toward African Americans and powered by the pervasive presence of social media.  It has evolved from a twitter hashtag into this generation’s civil rights movement. Join us on Thursday August 13th at 7:30 when activist and scholar Barbara Phillips, writer and professor Kiese Laymon, and teacher and historian David Blight join Kenneth Mack of Harvard

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