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On Mattering: Voices from the Movement and Beyond

This series is a response to the groundswell of uprising for black lives this summer and represents a collaboration amongst faculty teaching courses on activism and racial justice across Vassar’s curriculum: Professor Jasmine Syedullah’s AFRS 220, Policing the Planet; Professor Syedullah and Professor Jonathan Kahn’s AFRS 186 On Mattering; Eva Woods Peiro’s CLCS 121 Anti-Racist Learning and Activism; and Katherine Hite and Jeffrey Schneider’s CLCS 281 Local Legal Challenges.

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