African American and Africana Studies

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Black Women’s Community Building And Activism In The Black Power Movement

Ashley D. Farmer is a historian of black women’s history, intellectual history and radical politics. She is an assistant professor in the departments of history and African and African diaspora studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

Her book, Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (UNC Press, 2017), is the first comprehensive study of black women’s intellectual production and activism in the black power era. The event is part of the Reverend Charles Rice Guest Speaker Series.