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Thomas Sankara: Life, Legacy and Lessons for Contemporary Movements

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

8:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM CST / 6:00 PM MST / 5:00 PM PST

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Join DSA International Committee’s Middle East & Africa Subcommittee in a panel to commemorate the life and work of African revolutionary figure Thomas Sankara. Featuring esteemed Professors Benjamin Talton of Temple University, Brian Peterson of Union College and Ernest Harsch of Columbia University, this webinar explores the role Sankara played in post-colonial revolutionary Africa and the lessons to be drawn for our modern understanding of anti-colonial and anti-imperialist movements.