Reclaiming the Radical Legacy of the Black Liberation Movement
Date: 7:00pm PST January 31 Location: Templeton Campus Center
Templeton Campus Center
“Reclaiming the Radical Legacy of the Black Liberation Movement” is the keynote address of the 2019 MLK week on Thursday, January 31st at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber in Templeton Campus Center.
Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson is a 33 year old, Affrilachian (Black Appalachian), working class woman, born and raised in Southeast Tennessee. She is the Co-Executive Director of the Highlander Research & Education Center in New Market, TN. She has served as president of the Black Affairs Association at East Tennessee State University and the Rho Upsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is a long-time activist working around issues of mountaintop removal mining, and environmental racism in central and southern Appalachia, and has served on the National Council of the Student Environmental Action Coalition. She is an active participant in the Movement for Black Lives and is on the governance council of the Southern Movement Assembly.
This lecture is supported by the Chamberlin Lecture fund, and is coordinated by the Office of Spiritual Life.