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#ElaineBrownatBrown (A Storify)

Elaine Brown, former chairwoman of the Black Panther Party, spoke at Brown University about Black Power to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Black Panthers.

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Ruth Wilson Gilmore at Brown (A Storify)

Part of the “How Structural Racism Works” series, Ruth Wilson Gilmore’s lecture “Industrialized Punishment” focused on mass incarceration and the criminal justice system.

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Policing the Planet (A Storify)

This panel of contributors to the new book Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter led a discussion about policing repression and global resistance.

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#PrisonStrikeTeachIn (A Storify)

Students Against the Prison-Industrial Complex (SAPIC) hosted this teach-in to educate folks about the current national prison strike against prison slavery, what the Prison-Industrial Complex is, histories of prison uprisings/resistance movements, and alternatives to prisons and the police.

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#JennicetAtBrown

Jennicet Gutiérrez is a Latina activist, organizer, and co-founder of Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement. On April 24, 2016, she spoke at Brown University, on trans liberation and the physical and structural violence that trans women still face in this country.

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#OpalAtBrown (A Storify)

On March 19, 2016, Opal Tometi spoke at Brown University as part of the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center Women’s History Month series, Imagine Resistance: Movements for a Better World. The following is Bluestockings’ live tweet recap of the lecture (with thanks to @BrownSarahDoyle as well!)

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#BrownTogether (a storify)

On November 19, 2015, Brown University published a (draft) document called “Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University,” a month after releasing its $3 billion dollar fundraising campaign, “Brown Together.” The following responses come from students and community members of color.

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