Forms of Black Power in Kendi's "Stamped from the Beginning"
From Llewellyn Cornelius
As part of the Athens-Clarke County Regional Library System, One Book Athens: One Book, Many Stories initiative, a webinar entitled “Forms of Black Power in Stamped: From the March on Washington to the Juneteenth National Holiday and beyond: plotting the new road ahead,” was held. The 90-minute webinar featured: Dr. Carolyn Medine Jones from University of Georgia Institute for African American Studies; Dr. Llewellyn Cornelius, Mr. Lemuel “Life” LaRoche, and Mr. Griffin Cole from UGA’s Center for Social Justice; Ms. Valerie Bell the Executive Director of the Athens Regional Library System; and Hip-Hop artists ISHUES and MONTU. The discussion focused on Section 5 of Stamped from the beginning: the definitive history of racist ideas in America. Author: Ibram X Kendi. Publisher: New York : Nation Books, [2016}, which covered 1963 to the present and draws a connection between Hip-Hop Music and Social Justice efforts during this time period.