Critical Conversations: Black Lives Matter
Originally aired on October 24
Re-release February 01
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The Toronto International Festival of Authors presents writers in candid, live conversation in reflection on the topics that matter most during this unprecedented time. In this archived Festival presentation (originally aired on October 24, 2020), authors and experts weigh in on the Black Lives Matter political and social movement that dominated headlines in 2020. They discuss the incidents and the histories of anti-Black racism in North America, and today’s revived protests against police brutality, state violence and anti-Black racism.
Featuring panelists: Rodney Diverlus, Dana R. Fisher and Robyn Maynard.
Moderator: Angelyn Francis
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This event is currently re-released as part of Harbourfront Centre’s 2023 KUUMBA Presented by TD Bank Group, Toronto’s largest Black Futures Month celebration. The video is available to watch for free throughout the month of February. Learn more here.