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Lecture Series: Diaspora Talk Series – Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style and the Global Politics of Soul

Mon November 20 @ 3:00 pm | 4:30 pm

| Free

From the civil rights and Black Power era of the 1960s through antiapartheid activism in the 1980s and beyond, black women have used their clothing, hair, and style not simply as a fashion statement but as a powerful tool of resistance. Whether using stiletto heels as weapons to protect against police attacks or incorporated African-themed designs into everyday wear, these fashion-forward women celebrated their identities and pushed for equality.

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Date:
Mon November 20
Time:
3:00 pm | 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/caaas/events/event.php?id=45297

Venue

Gordon White Building (GWB)
Room 2.206, 210 West 24th Street
Austin, TX United States
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