Fri, Mar 25


Rising with Resistance and Resilience

Honoring the International Day of Remembrance of the Transatlantic Enslavement Trade

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Rising with Resistance and Resilience

Time & Location

Mar 25, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

About The Event

Join us in celebrating the legacy and abundance of Black/African-descended people! Register at

Welcome (11-11:10 am PST): Dr. Amy Tahani-Bidmeshki and Pasadena City College African American Literature Class Volunteers

Opening Session (11:10-12:10pm PST): “Building Resilience and Resistance for African-descended Persons: Unpacking the Phases of Oppression” with Dr. Brinell Anderson

Joy Break (12:10-12:15pm PST)

Second Session (12:15-1:15pm PST): “The Making of a People: Soul Care for Black Joy” with Dr. Gillian Grannum

Joy Break (1:15-1:20pm PST)

Final Session (1:20-2:20pm PST): “The Arts as Healing, Resistance, and Resilience” with Mr. Wheaton James

Closing Remarks (2:20-2:30pm PST) by Dr. Brinell Anderson, Dr. Gillian Grannum, and Mr. Wheaton James





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