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Keynote speaker Barbara ...
Keynote speaker Barbara Love, professor emeritus in the Social Justice Education program at the University of Massachusetts, said Black Lives Matter marks a new era for civil rights.
"We have pulled ourselves into a historical period where we have dared to say black lives matter," Love said.
said that, too often, the American ethos is to divide people by ensuring certain individuals hold the majority of wealth.
"We're here to say that's not the country we want to live in, it's not the world we want to live in," Love said.
observed that the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court case in 1896 codified separate but equal for black and white Americans or "an official statement that black lives didn't matter as much.
The 5,000 or more people who lost their lives in lynchings in the early 20th century continued that trend, she
While mistreatment of African-Americans has always occurred, Love
said it is through social media and cellphone cameras that incidents, especially those involving police, have come to light.
finds comfort in Amherst, and its law enforcement, that she
doesn't find elsewhere.
Barbara Love, who teaches multicultural organizational development at the University of Massachusetts, explains the internalization of oppression as one in which "the notions, attitudes, and beliefs used by the oppressor are internalized in the consciousness of the oppressed.
Civil rights activist Barbara J. ...
Civil rights activist Barbara J. Love will headline the 2012 John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Dinner, beginning with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Greenwood Cultural Center, 322 N. Greenwood Ave.
In a telephone interview, Love
will talk about the "necessity of healing" hurts and wounds carried across long periods of time.
said, concentrate on dialogue among individuals and groups.
draws on examples including 16th- and 17th-century Europe, Ireland, Sri Lanka and Uganda.
"I am passionate that we as humans have a world that works well for us," she
This will be the fourth Franklin Dinner, sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation as part of its effort to foster community discussion on race and diversity.
Love is professor emerita of social justice education in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
She is associated with the National Training Laboratories, which offers organizational and leadership development programs to corporations and other large organizations, and she is on the board of directors of the National Black Women's Health Initiative and The Equity Institute.
is also involved with the International Re-evaluation Counseling Communities.
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An Evening with Dr. Barbara Love (fundraiser) - CHANGE OF DATE!
Barbara J. Love
, Ph.D., delivered a lecture as part of Susquehanna University's
2012 Winter Convocation, celebrating the legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
Love is professor emerita of social justice education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
consults with colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Europe, the Caribbean and Africa and with a variety of other organizations on issues of diversity and inclusion.
has worked closely with schools and school systems throughout the U.S..
Barbara J. ...
Barbara J. Love
Bending the Arc of the Universe: How Young People Change the World
Dr. Barbara J. Love
is an exciting speaker, presenter, consultant, and writer on multicultural organizational development and critical liberation theory.
Her education background includes teacher education and staff development, curriculum development, and multicultural organizational development.
She has degrees in history and political science.
consults internationally on organizational and individual empowerment and transformation.
has worked with a variety of organizations in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa on issues of diversity and inclusion.
works from a unique set of assumptions about the nature of humans and the process of personal, organizational, and social change which participants have found empowering, enabling, and effectively motivating.
has published widely on issues such as internalized racism, self-awareness for liberation workers, building alliances for change, and critical liberation theory.
She is a professor of social justice education in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
She is a member of National Training Laboratories and is on the Board of Directors of the National Black Women's Health Initiative and The Equity Institute.
She works with the Black Liberation and Community Development Project of the International Re-evaluation Counseling Communities.
has worked with organizations in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean on issues of diversity, inclusion, and liberation.
has coauthored chapters on Knowing ourselves as Instructors, Racism, and Ageism and Adultism in Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice.