'Yonder they do not love your flesh': Mourning, Anti-Blackness, and Claiming All of Us
Jessica Millward, professor of History, participated in this panel discussion hosted by the UCI Humanities Center. Click for links.On June 3rd, the UCI Humanities Center welcomed a panel of UCI Professors to discuss the persistence of anti-black violence and harm during the COVID-19 pandemic. These professors, Jessica Millward (History), Tiffany Willoughby-Herard (African American Studies), and Sabrina Strings (Sociology), shared powerful comments on the concepts of mourning and self-care, historical context for the moment we're living in, and prose/poetry from Toni Morrison and Assata Shakur.
View the panel on UCI Humanities Center's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ucihumcenter/videos/704199766982807
Read the LA Times' write up: https://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/story/2020-06-03/uc-irvine-panel-discusses-mourning-anti-black-violence-in-response-to-black-lives-matter-protests-covid-19