- Visiting Scholars
- Real Utopias
- Social Cinema
- Labor & Working Class Studies
- FORWARD 2017
Turning a Moment into a Movement
“How Social Movements Change Society”
Tuesday, October 27, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
“Black Community Control over the Police”
Wednesday, October 28, 7pm, Elvehjem L160, 800 University ave.
Thursday, October 29, 7pm, UW South Madison Partnership, 2312 South Park Street
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Regional and International Studies
MAX RAMEAU is a Haitian born pan-African theorist, campaign strategist, organizer and author. He is co-founder of Take Back the Land, an organization dedicated to addressing issues of land, self-determination and homelessness in the black community. Rameau is the author of Take Back the Land, which recounts the experiences and political theory behind the Umoja village in the Liberty City section of Miami. Since 2013, he has been building the Center for Pan-African Development, a pan-African think tank, and the Positive Action Center, which provides movement theory, support and training to organizations engaged in anti-police brutality campaigns and the emerging demand of black community control over the police.