Spring 2019 Calendar Connections

Check out the Facilitate Movement Spring 2019 calendar updates and links for more information related to how you can get involved.

Dedication to My Neck, and the Joy of Holding It High

The Museum portion of the trip situates the experiences of slavery, civil rights abuses, and mass incarceration as central to “American” identity. It takes concerted and sustained effort to resist consciousness of the deep and pervasive racism in our country. It will take a massive effort, constant focus on awareness building, dedication to anti-racist policy, faith that we are the ones to do it, and trust that we will not give up on each other to reverse the course of our history.

#BlackintheMuseum

This  was not my originally intended blog post for this week, but it has to be written. Black Panther. Black Panther, the movie depicting the Marvel comic of the same name, marks a cultural shift regarding the consumption of “blackness” and representations of being “Black in a Museum.” We are familiar with “Black in the…