Black Women Lead

Comrade Sisters and The Leadership of Black Women Organizers

From the Black Panther Party to Black Love Resists in the Rust,  Black women have and continue to play key roles in organizing for our collective fight for Black liberation in New York and across the nation. UB will welcome Black women leaders and community organizers to campus for an important conversation.

Event Details

Image of Ericka Huggins.

Ericka Huggins

Image of Phylicia Brown.

Phylicia Brown

Image of Claudia Williams.

Claudia Williams

Image of Yasmeen Majid.

Yasmeen Majid

Monday, October 2, 2023

Join us for a conversation with Ericka Huggins, Phylicia Brown, Claudia Williams, and Yasmeen Majid about the ways Black women have led and taken the well-being  and liberation of communities into their own hands historically and contemporarily. The conversation will include a discussion on  panelists' lived experiences as community organizers and about Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party, a book that uses photography and stories to highlight the important contributions of Black women to the Black Panther Party.

This virtual event will take place from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. EST

Registration is required. A link for the presentation will be emailed to you in response to your registration as the event approaches.

Individuals who register for the event will have a chance to receive a FREE copy of the book Comrade Sisters by Ericka Huggins and Stephen Shames or Swag apparel by Black Love Resists in the Rust. Register as soon as possible while supplies last!

The event is hosted by Gwen Baxley, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy at the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo