Research Discussion: Dr. Keona K. Ervin - "The Meaning of Emancipation According to Black Women"

Who bears class and who has the authority to act in its name? This question sits at the heart of the old “race vs class” debate. Despite black women’s productive and reproductive labors being central to the US capitalist economy, historically their experiences were marginal to the “race vs class” question. This discussion will focus on Black feminists organizing and intellectual production during the 1970’s and 1980’s. In this period the emergence of crucial ideological debates about class, capital, and the material conditions of Black women’s lives. The research discussion can be accessed via Zoom at

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Townsend Hall, 220 - The Bridge
38.94507721396957, -92.33006415

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Students, Diversity, Faculty, Research, Staff

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Diversity, Education, Diversity Initiatives




Inclusion, Diversity & Equity, Education
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