Public Program, Online Event, Conversation Protest & Citizenship Revisited 25 February 2021.Thursday, 5:30PM - 6:30PM This is an online program Stephen Kantrowitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Crystal Feimster, Yale University; Chad Williams, Brandeis University; Hasan Jeffries, Ohio State University Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Protest_and_Citizenship.jpg

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Collective protest, in addition to being a constitutionally protected right, is a fundamental and enduring part of American life and culture. Protest and agitation have at times proven powerful ways of advancing the rights and status of marginalized groups by swaying public opinion and fueling changes in law and public policy. Our panel of scholars will revisit an earlier conversation held in 2018, looking at the ways in which protest has been used to highlight injustice and change the citizenship rights of certain groups. In the wake of the high-profile demonstrations triggered by the alleged murder of George Floyd, what can we take from the past to understand our current political and social climate?