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From Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter: The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice Today

  • Butler Commons, Duane Library Fordham University Rose Hill, 441 E. Fordham Rd. Bronx, NY 10458 (map)

From Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter

The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice Today

Featuring Nelini Stamp

Tuesday November 22, 2016

2:30 PM

Butler Commons, Fordham University

The past decade has been marked by a dramatic increase in racial and economic inequality. In response, movements like Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter have emerged to struggle for dignity and justice. What characteristics have these campaigns shared and what challenges to they confront? In this presentation, movement veteran Nelini Stamp will assess movement prospects and explore upcoming strategic opportunities. 

About the Speaker: Nelini Stamp is an activist and community organizer who has worked with The Dream Defenders and the Working Families Party. Recently involved with solidarity organizing with the struggle at Standing Rock, she is a veteran of Occupy Wall Street and the Movement for Black Lives. 

This event is sponsored by The Departments of English and Sociology and Anthropology, and by the American Studies Program. 

 

Earlier Event: November 21
Novelist Anakana Schofield