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SOLD OUT – LIVE BROADCAST – Abolition: A Multigenerational Perspective

January 22 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm


Live Broadcast – Abolition: A Multigenerational Perspective, Lecture Hall

Due to high demand for this program, the James Moore Theatre (JMT) has sold out. HOWEVER, we are offering a limited number of tickets to view the program from our Lecture Hall. Visitors joining us in the Lecture Hall will watch the program LIVE via telecast from the JMT.  

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.

Live Broadcast 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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