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“I Want to Own the Plantations”: Exploring DC Activist Kimi Gray’s Public Housing Ownership Dream, Conservative Populism, and Austerity Politics in the 1980s
November 9, @ 12pm – 2pm
Please consider supporting our partners, The Humanities Initiative at this excellent talk led by Dr. Rosemary Ndubuizu! The Humanities Initiative is funded by M.O.L.D/ Mellon Foundation. This talk is co-sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Center, Africana/ Black Studies Colloquium, and the US Latina/o Studies Program. 
Speaker

Dr. Rosemary Ndubuizu

Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Georgetown University

Dr. Rosemary Ndubuizu is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Georgetown University. Her research interests include welfare policies, post-civil rights affordable housing politics, social movements, (black) feminisms, and the black radical tradition. She has published articles in Feminist Formations, Urban Affairs Review, Du Bois Review, and Women’s Quarterly. Her manuscript entitled The Undesirable Many : Black Women and their Struggles against Displacement in the National Capital (under contract with the University of North Carolina Press). When not  writing, she typically organizes with primarily long-time, black Washingtonians at Organizing Neighborhood Equity DC (ONE DC).

Light refreshments will be served!