Earlier today, SALDEF, the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, announced a series of webinars titled “Demystifying U.S. History and Activating Sikh Action for Black Justice Movements”.
Part I of the series starting on August 15 will include a presentation on Colonial Uprisings and The Creation of “Race,” From the Colonial Period to the Eve of Civil War.
Guest speaker for this webinar will be Dr. Nneka D. Dennie, who will take an in-depth look at the early history of the U.S. and the relationship this country has formed with “race.”
Press note by SALDEF stated – Sikhs Americans, like most in the United States, are unaware of the true history of race. In many cases, we as a society need to relearn the history that has been taught and take a hard look at the true reality within this country.
The six-part series Demystifying U.S. History and Activating Sikh Action for Black Justice Movements will be a substantive analysis of our current situation beginning with an appreciation of what African Americans have done in the past to fight white supremacy and their victories and defeats that have resonated for all communities of color.
The six-part racial justice […]
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