Her Dream Deferred: A Week on the Status of Black Women

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Black women and girls have continually been on the front lines of progressive change movements, using their voices and stories to mobilize intersectional coalitions to dismantle oppressive systems. To celebrate these women, the African American Policy Forum, in partnership with the Hammer Museum, presents the third annual Her Dream Deferred, a series offering substantive analysis on the status of black women and girls in the United States and exploring multifaceted solutions to social injustice. Organized by Kimberlé Crenshaw, Columbia University and UCLA law professor.

You can attend via live stream or show up in person for select events. Below is a list of this year’s program. Visit aapf.org/herdreamdeferred2017 or e-mail info@aapf.org for for more information.

Afro-Colombian Women: Resistance at the Intersection of Racism, Sexism and War (WEBINAR)
Monday, March 27, 2017, 1:00 p.m. EST (10:00 a.m. PST)
This webinar will take a critical look at the situation of Afro-Colombian women to provide an assessment of their reality in contrast with the narrative institutionalized by the Colombian government to purportedly guarantee Afro-Colombians rights, on one hand,and women’s rights, on the other. The webinar will be conducted in Spansh, with a Spanish-to-English interpreter.
Registration Link: bit.ly/AfroColombianWmn

#SAYHERNAME: An Evening of Arts & Action***
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m. PST
Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Each act of this powerful performance lifts up the voices and stories of women and girls of color through spoken word, song, and dance. Featuring family members of the victims of police violence, the program pays respect to the lives of their loved ones and others victimized by state violence by encouraging us to say their names out loud.

Latasha Harlins: The Victimization of Black Girls***
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m. PST
Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Historian Brenda Stevenson and legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw, both UCLA professors, discuss how the case of Brenda Harlins illuminates the vulnerability of black girls and how communities can serve and protect them.

The Not So Silver Screen: Black Women in the Media***
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:30 p.m. PST
Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
The widespread coverage of race and gender inequality in Hollywood often excludes black women. Kimberlé Crenshaw moderates a panel exploring this narrative alongside solutions to promote black women as creators.

The New Frontier: Black Women and Tech Activism
Friday, March 31, 2017, 7:30 p.m. PST
Impact Hub LA 830 Traction Ave # 3a, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Join us for a panel discussion with black women technologists on tech advocacy, talent pipelines for girls and women of color, and opportunities to connect social justice and technology silos.

***All programming at the Hammer Musuem will be live streamed. Access Here: https://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2017/03/her-dream-deferred-on-the-status-of-black-women/

Tickets are available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person; first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended.

Convenient parking is available under the museum. Rates are $6 for the first three hours with museum validation, and $3 for each additional 20 minutes, with a $20 daily maximum. There is a $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends. Parking is cash only.
Parking for visitors with disabilities is provided on levels P1 and P3.
In the event that the museum parking garage is full, use this map for additional parking options.

Metro provides bus and rail transportation to the Hammer until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) GO-METRO or (323) 466-3876.
Santa Monica Bus Lines
Culver City Bus Lines
Or, take the new Metro Expo Line to the Westwood/Rancho Park stop, and transfer to a bus up to the Hammer.

March 27 2017


Start: March 27 @ 10:00 am
End: March 31 @ 3:00 pm


Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA United States


The African American Policy Forum