Black Crowns: The Politics of Hair Within Black Communities

WHEN: Wednesday, March 3 @ 5 p.m.


Dr. Monique Liston moderates a discussion with scholar-activist and cultural consultant Dr. Yaba Blay about the politics of identity and skin color, the decriminalization of Black hair, and the role of white supremacy in sustaining unequal institutional norms of acceptability.

Moderated by Dr. Monique Liston


About Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and Cultures & Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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