Smashing White Supremacy
- 1:00pm – 5:00pm
A strategy and reflection session for people of color to explore the myth of white supremacy and its psychological, cultural, social, and economic impacts on their lives. Participants will explore the nature of white supremacy through the lens of American history and current social justice movements to facilitate the creation of strategy and support networks for healing and resisting across cultural and racial identities.
Tickets offered on a sliding scale. Please inquire about scholarships at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Facilitator:
Xavier Danae MaatRa is a community organizer and activist from Southern New Jersey. For over a decade he has traveled the country as a organizer in the labor movement, social justice workshop facilitator and youth advocate. Prior to becoming the Training Consultant for the Chicago Freedom School, Xavier worked with the Drop-In Program at the Broadway Youth Center and helped build a coalition of youth agencies to strengthen youth programs on Chicago’s southwest side. Xavier is a self-proclaimed music fiend, budding poet, and student of Pan African Studies. He’s passionate about creating workshops that showcase the connection between popular education, people’s history and the rhythms of Funk, Hip Hop and Jazz as tools of resistance, transformation, and political change.