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SOLD OUT – Abolition: A Multigenerational Perspective

January 22 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

$1 – $50 Sliding Scale

Join us for Abolition: A Multigenerational Perspective as a part of OMCA’s latest special exhibition Angela Davis: Seize the Time.

Centering past and contemporary abolition movements, this powerful event will feature the activist, scholar, and author celebrated in Seize the Time, Angela Davis, in conversation with former Oakland Youth Poet Laureate and author of the critically-acclaimed novel, Nightcrawling, Leila Mottley, and National Movement Building Director from the Black Organizing Project (B.O.P.), Jessica Black, whose long-term and ultimately successful efforts abolished the OUSD police force. The conversation will be moderated by Cat Brooks, co-founder of the Anti Police-Terror Project and Executive Director of The Justice Teams Network”

Special performances will include a spoken word by director, playwright, arts educator and Oakland Poet Laureate Ayodele Nzinga PhD, and a dance performance by Destiny Junior Company.

Special performances will include a spoken word by director, playwright, arts educator and Oakland Poet Laureate Ayodele Nzinga PhD, and a dance musical performance by Destiny Junior Company.

Tickets

  • $1 – $50 |  Sliding Scale

Program Schedule: 

1–1:15 pm – Reading 

1:20–1:45 pm – Destiny Junior Company 

1:45–2:45 pm – Panel Discussion

2:45– 3 pm – Q&A

Accessibility 

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is committed to providing programs that are accessible, welcoming, and inclusive of our community. Assistive listening devices and wheelchairs are available for checkout on a first come, first served basis at the Ticketing Desk. To request other accommodations, like American Sign Language (ASL), Cantonese, Spanish or another language interpreter, please email [email protected] at least three weeks before the event.

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