‘Sexism in the Black Community’ talk Feb. 16

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‘Sexism in the Black Community’ talk Feb. 16

Black History Month events continue at Fresno State when Dr. Melina Abdullah, part of the group of organizers who formed the Black Lives Matter movement, discusses stereotypes of black women, black men supporting black women and women-led activism in her talk, “Sexism in the Black Community,” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Peter’s Educational Center (Recreation Center at Woodrow and Shaw avenues). Abdullah is a leader in the fight for ethnic studies in the K-12 and university systems and was part of the historic victory that made ethnic studies a requirement in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She continues to serve as a Los Angeles chapter lead for Black Lives Matter, and she contributes to the national leadership. This free, public event is presented by the African American and Gender Programs and Services of the Cross Cultural and Gender Center at Fresno State. Parking is $3 for a day permit, available at dispensers on Woodrow Avenue. INFO: 559.278.4435.