Picture from Roads&Kingdoms
NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.124
Timeslot: 
Session 1: Saturday, June 2nd: 10:00 - 11:50am
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Event Organizer: 
Reading List: 
Fanon; A Dying Colonialism, Baldwin; Another Country
Description: 
1960s, the world was set ablaze with protests and movements against racism, imperialism and institutionalized oppression. In a period when organizing against oppressive powers, this panel will cover the similarities between the Algerian Independence movement against French Colonialism and the Civil Rights movement in the U.S. From political organizing to guerilla warfare, revisiting two movements that helped shape the 60s revolution.

Participants

An Algerian Native; Sihem Mellah-Sliker is a program and digital manager and Co-Founder of SandByMe, LLC. An organization that promotes Algerian and North African culture and history. Sihem immigrated to the United States in 2009 from Oran, Algeria to continue her medical studies but followed her... Read more
Kali Akuno is a co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson. Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus in this role was supporting cooperative development, the introduction of eco... Read more
An Algerian Native; Sihem Mellah-Sliker is a program and digital manager and Co-Founder of SandByMe, LLC. An organization that promotes Algerian and North African culture and history. Sihem immigrated to the United States in 2009 from Oran, Algeria to continue her medical studies but followed her... Read more
Originally from Algiers, Algeria, Aïcha-Hanna is a multicultural and polyglot political sciences graduate (studied at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), where she got a BA with Honors in Political Science and International Relations). She is dedicated to the sustainable betterment of peace... Read more
Nino Brown is a educator based in Boston but raised in Brooklyn and is an organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation and the ANSWER coaltion [Act Now to Stop War and End Racism]. His work centers around organizing against police terror, educational inequity, war and imperialism, and the... Read more