After the murder of George Floyd, protests for racial justice erupted around the world. The words “I can’t breathe” appeared on protest signs in cities from Berlin to Seoul.
What made these protests go global so immediately? How has the movement for civil rights always been a global movement?
We’re joined by Brenda Gayle Plummer, Ph.D., a foundational scholar in the realm of race and international relations. She is an author and professor of history at University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in Afro-American, 20th century U.S., race, and history of foreign relations.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Greater Hartford Links Chapter, Central Connecticut State University Political Science Department, CCSU African American Studies, Africana Center, and International Studies program