Minority Defense

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Event Details

How Racialized Violence Created the Black Panther Party, Young Lords, and American Indian Movement

presented by the Diversity Action Team of Rock County, the YWCA of Rock County, the Beloit NAACP Branch #3251, Hedberg Public Library, UW-Madison, Division of Extension Rock County, Social Justice Edgerton, and Janesville League of Women Voters Guest Speakers: Kamran Mirza, Diversity Action Team of Rock County and Dr. Rongal Watson, Health & Society and Political Science professor at Beloit College 

Learn how racialized violence such as the Tulsa Massacre, Rosewood, and other violence against marginalized communities created the necessity for minority community defense. Discuss the work done by organizations such as the Black Panther Party, the Young Lords, and AIM, how they’ve been modernized, and the traditions left behind. 
Registration is required. Look for the link on our website or Facebook page.

Event Type(s): Adult Events, Teen Events
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen