Fulton County Public Art

Transatlantic Blackness

Dates

October 08, 2015

Description

Thursday, October 8 / 7pm

Black Like Me? Comparative Discourse on Race and Identity in the U.S. and U.K.

Community Discussion/Book Signing

This event allows effort to bridge the diasporic divide between Black America and Black Britain, Hammonds House Museum, in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library and Narrative Eye, will host, Black Like Me? Comparative Discourse on Race and Identity in the U.S. and U.K. This community discussion, facilitated by British writer, law lecturer and historian Onyeka, will examine contemporary cross cultural similarities and distinct differences on how race is experienced and racial identities are formed in Black communities in the United States and the United Kingdom. This conversation will also explore the historical, socio-political, geographic and cultural (etc.) roots of these similarities and differences.

Venue

Hammond House Museum
503 Peeples Street
Atlanta GA, 30310