Celebrate Black History with Kheprw
'Caste' by Isabel Wilkerson: Virtual Book Group
Starting Wednesday, February 2nd, 6-7:30PM
This bi-weekly book study covers Isabel Wilkerson's 'Caste'. This title explores the history of racial caste systems in America and the ways those systems impede the agency and social determination of Black communities. It serves as a great introduction to anyone looking to learn more about the historical roots of colonialism.
Centering the Black Voice w/ Dr. Terri Jett
Friday, February 4th, 3-4:30PM
Dr. Terri Jett, Professor of Political Science at Butler University, joins the Kheprw space for a discussion on strategies to elevate the Black voice, disrupt systemic oppression, and maintain a more inclusive community.
Hip-Hop as Afrofuturism w/ Maurice Broaddus
Friday, February 11th, 3-4:30PM
Join Kheprw's resident Afrofuturist, Maurice Broaddus and award-winning creatives, Sheree Renée Thomas and Danian Darrell Jerry, as they discuss Hip-Hop as a tool for reexamining the past, critiquing the present, and creating new futures for community.
Seeing the Past in the Present w/ Dr. Leslie Etienne
Friday, February 18th, 3-4:30PM
We're joined by Dr. Leslie Etienne, Founding Director of IUPUI's African Studies Program. During this community conversation we'll share a deep dive on the lessons Black communities can draw from our collective pasts, and the tools we can use to bring those lessons into the present.