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Virtual Book Club on Black Motherhood and Health
Join the Florida International University’s Center for Women’s and Gender Studies for a lively, virtual discussion of “Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines” edited by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens, and Mai’a Williams. This anthology focuses the voices of mothers of color and marginalized mothers – women who are in a world of necessary transformation- and the challenges they face every day. Contributors include June Jordan, Malkia A. Cyril, Esteli Juarez, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Fabiola Sandoval, Sumayyah Talibah, Victoria Law, Tara Villalba, Lola Mondragón, Christy NaMee Eriksen, Norma Angelica Marrun, Vivian Chin, Rachel Broadwater, Autumn Brown, Layne Russell, Noemi Martinez, Katie Kaput, alba onofrio, Gabriela Sandoval, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Ariel Gore, Claire Barrera, Lisa Factora-Borchers, Fabielle Georges, H. Bindy K. Kang, Terri Nilliasca, Irene Lara, Panquetzani, Mamas of Color Rising, tk karakashian tunchez, Arielle Julia Brown, Lindsey Campbell, Micaela Cadena, and Karen Su. A free copy of the book is available to all participants.
Let’s read together and share our thoughts on this critical topic! This program is funded in part by a Humanities Centers Grant through Florida Humanities in partnership with Florida International University.
Date/time: December 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented By:Dr. Okezi T. Otovo, Associate Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies