Black Lives Matter: A Movement Not A Moment

Black man waving a large Black Lives Matter flag

Monday, May 3, 2021
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.




Check out this video to watch the Black Lives Matter: A Movement Not A Moment.

Even as we breathe a collective sigh of relief with the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin, who murdered George Floyd, Black Lives Matter is committed to the long struggle required for systemic transformation. This talk will focus on the victories won and the road ahead.

Melina Abdullah

Dr. Melina Abdullah


Dr. Melina Abdullah is a Professor of Pan-African Studies at Cal State LA, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, Co-Director of Black Lives Matter Grassroots, and Mama of three children. Abdullah earned her Ph.D. from the USC in Political Science and her B.A. from Howard University in African American Studies. Abdullah has authored numerous scholarly articles and book chapters, is the creator, host, and producer of the radio program Move the Crowd and co-host and co-producer of Beautiful Struggle both on 90.7FM KPFK radio. She is a recognized expert on race, gender, class, and social movements.

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