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10 Haymarket LIVE events to watch during Black History Month

Haymarket LIVE is Haymarket’s free, online, political education series. Since its launch in March 2020, Haymarket LIVE has hosted hundreds of discussions, panels, and lectures covering a wide range of topics.

For Black History Month, we've put together a list of 10 inspiring, informative Haymarket LIVE events about Black history, politics, culture, and liberation, free to watch below (or to download as podcast episodes, here):

Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

Eddie Glaude and Cornel West discuss the enduring legacy of James Baldwin and lessons from his work for confronting racism today.

Abolition, Cultural Liberation, Freedom

Join 2020 Lannan Prize recipients Angela Y. Davis, Mike Davis, and Ruth Wilson Gilmore for a conversation hosted by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

Abolitionist Teaching and the Future of Our Schools

A conversation with Bettina Love, Gholdy Muhammad, Dena Simmons and Brian Jones about abolitionist teaching and antiracist education.

Watch My Smoke: Eric Dickerson & Dave Zirin in conversation

Controversial NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson joins Dave Zirin for a discussion of Dickerson's new book, Watch My Smoke.

We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, and Possibility

Join Marc Lamont Hill, phillip agnew, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for an urgent conversation about the ongoing struggle for freedom.

Black Mothering as Poetic Archive

Join Cheryl Boyce-Taylor and Alexis Pauline Gumbs as they discuss mothering, parenting, loss, and Cheryl's new book Mama Phife Represents.

Policing Without Police: Race, Technology, and the New Jim Code

Join us for a virtual teach in on police, surveillance, and technology with Ruha Benjamin and Dorothy Roberts.

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Michelle Alexander on the history and politics of the most recent phase of the Black Freedom struggle.

Making Black Lives Matter at School: From the Streets to the Classroom

Join Opal Tometi, Brian Jones, Denisha Jones, Jesse Hagopian and Marshé Doss in conversation about Black Lives Matter and education justice.

Decolonisation and its Discontents

Join Annie Olaloku-Teriba, Barnaby Raine, and Kevin Ochieng Okoth for a discussion about past and present movements for decolonisation.

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