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Why History Matters: Why Black Women’s Lives and Histories Matter

February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

UCLA Social Sciences


Why Black Women’s Lives and Histories Matter


Funmilola Fagbamila
Adjunct Professor, Department of Pan-African Studies
California State University, Los Angeles

Dion Fountaine Raymond, J.D.
Discrimination Prevention Officer and Coordinator
UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Brenda Stevenson
Professor and Nickoll Family Endowed Chair in History
UCLA Department of History

moderated by
Marcus Anthony Hunter
Scott Waugh Endowed Chair in the Division of the Social Sciences
Associate Professor and Chair
UCLA Department of African American Studies

Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Fowler Museum at UCLA, Lenart Auditorium
Self-pay parking available in Structure 4

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This year the UCLA Department of African American Studies will be celebrating Black History Month with a series of events. Click here for a calendar of scheduled events.

About the Why History Matters series: The UCLA Department of History is proud to present the series “Why History Matters.” The series is dedicated to the belief that historical knowledge is an indispensable, and often missing, ingredient in public debate. Over the course of the year, “Why History Matters” events will bring historians into conversation with prominent public officials and personalities on issues of contemporary relevance.


February 8, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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