The Wright Museum

1619 – 2019 Resisting Enslavement | Fighting Mass Incarceration, Our Struggle for Human Rights

on January 26, 2019 from 2 - 3:30 PM


Connect with us as we welcome guest speaker Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, Ph.D Associate Professor of History & African American Studies University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Cha-Jua is one of this nation’s leading scholars. He is also a key member of our Scholar Advisory Board.

Dr. Cha-Jua's research agenda consists of explorations of Black racial formation and transformation theory, Urban histories/community studies, Radical Black Intellectual Traditions, and culturally relevant pedagogical practices. He is specifically interested in investigating African American community formation, lynching, historical materialism, African American historiography, social movement theory, and Black social movements.


This event is free and open to the public.


Read more about our speaker here.