Join us this Sunday, December 16th from 3-7pm for Why our Last Names are French: Caribbean colonization, the carceral state and the prospects for abolition.
This event features poetry and other text from Lynne Procope and Free Write Program Director Roger Bonair-Agard, and visual art from Free Write Teaching Artist Alexandra Antoine who will muse on their Afro-Caribbean identities, colonization and its relevance to the modern carceral state. Plus conversation with the audience/community moderated by Mathilda de Dios and Hakeem Campbell.
Themed food and drinks served.
The event will be held at The Green Room at La Nouvelle Maison Negritude – 3043 W Walnut Street, Chicago, IL 60612