The three panelists (from left): Rich Blint, The School of the Arts at Columbia University, David Austin, Professor of John Abbott College in Montreal, Canada, and Robyn Spencer, Professor at Lehman College, West Bronx, NY.
David Austin, author of “Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties’ Montreal,” kicks off the event.
Robyn Spencer, Professor of History and African American Studies at Lehman College, talks about the history of The Black Panthers.
The audience is all ears.
Rich Blint, Associate Director of the Office of Community Outreach and Education in the School of the Arts at Columbia University, points out challenges for a contemporary Black internationalism.
The discussion starts.
The panelists, with moderator Kazembe Balagun (RLS–NYC) on the left, listen attentively to the contributions. Watch them taking notes!
This guest brings to life the experience of the Black Radical Congress.
More comments to share, more questions to ask.
David Austin talking about the legacy of “Black Montreal.”
Networking in practice: Exchanging contact information after the talk.
Panelist Rich Blint and Albert Scharenberg, co-director of RLS–NYC, exchange perceptions of the discussion, with Rosa Luxemburg having their back. Albert’s mouth is about to skype!
Two authors exchanging ideas and contact information: A. Shahid Stover (Hip Hop Intellectual Resistance), and David Austin (Fear of a Black Nation).