Saturday, 5 October 2019,
12:00 Noon till 6:00 pm
Auburn Avenue Research Library
101 Auburn Ave NE,
Atlanta, GA 30303
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
“Walter Rodney and Atlanta, 1960s to 2020”
with Jesse Benjamin
Dr. Jesse Benjamin will discuss the revolutionary legacies of martyred Afro-Guyanese radical intellectual activist Walter Rodney. In this presentation, Dr. Benjamin will highlight Rodney’s many connections to Atlanta as well as the recent inquiry into his assassination.
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
“Ecology, Anarchism, and Disaster Relief”
with Cindy Milstein and Pearson Bolt
Join Cindy Milstein and Pearson Bolt for a discussion of ecology, anarchism, and disaster relief as we share stories of hope and resiliency where communities are joining together to combat the worst effects of climate change and disaster capitalism.
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
“Pan-African Self-Organization Movements”
with Eusi Kwayana and Modibo Kadalie
Afro-Guyanese revolutionary activist Eusi Kwayana and social ecologist Modibo Kadalie will explore the self-organization of Pan-African freedom movements throughout history, with special attention to the Great Dismal Swamp, Fort Mose, and Guyana’s post-emancipation village movement.
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
“None of the Above: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal, Corporate Greed , and the Criminalization of Educators”
with Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton
By re-examining the famous “Atlanta cheating scandal,” authors Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton explain how racism and corporate profiteering have undermined Black children’s education in Atlanta for decades.