HSU Black History Month Featured Speakers: Leah Penniman, Ja'NetAdams


Leah Penniman
  • Leah Penniman
Black Liberation Month continues this week with more distinguished speakers presented by Humboldt State University’s African American Center for Academic Excellence. On Thursday, Feb. 11, Leah Penniman shares about her 20 years as a food sovereignty activist and her book Farming While Black during her talk Liberation on the Land from noon to 2 p.m. on Zoom (free). Register at www.link.humboldt.edu/Land_and_Liberation. Later in the week, Ja'Net
discusses the racial wealth gap and empowering students to take control of their finances in Going Deeper Than Google: How the history of Black wealth can help close the racial wealth gap of today on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom (free). Register for this talk at www.link.humboldt.edu/Black_Wealth.

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