The One Book, One Richmond 2018-19 keynote will feature Janaya Khan, future in Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ When They Call You a Terrorist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter Canada.
Published in 2018, When They Call You a Terrorist is a gripping memoir by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors written with co-author asha bandela.
Janaya Khan has become a leading voice in the global crusade demanding social transformation, justice, and equality. Known as future within the Black Lives Matter movement, Khan is a Black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist, staunch Afrofuturist, boxer, and social-justice educator. Khan’s dedication and bold approach to social justice work has created opportunities to contribute to academic and frontline community dialogue engaging audiences on the global impacts of the Black Lives Matter movement. An accomplished lecturer and author, their writings have been featured in The Feminist Wire, The Root, Huffington Post Black Voices, and Al Jazeera.
This event has reached capacity. On the day of the event, please be in your seat by 6:55 p.m. or your ticket will be void. The standby line will begin at Camp Concert Hall for those who do not have a ticket.
This event's overflow room will be the Alice Haynes Room. which is on the first floor of the Tyler Haynes Commons.