- Monday, March 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
We invite you to join us Monday, March 15, at 6:00 PM on YouTube for CITY PLANNING POETICS 10: URBAN FUTURES, the final installment of Davy Knittle’s program series, featuring a conversation with Christina Jackson and Asali Solomon. Jackson is an urban sociologist and scholar-activist focused on a social justice approach tonneighborhoods of color and community struggles. She is co-author of the books Embodied Difference: Divergent Bodies in Public Discourse and Black in America: The Paradox of the Color Line. An author and novelist, Solomon's first novel, Disgruntled, is a coming-of-age tale, a portrait of Philadelphia in the late eighties and early nineties, and an examination of the impossible double-binds of race. Solomon’s forthcoming novel, The Days of Afrekete was inspired by Mrs. Dalloway and Sula. It tells the tale of two women rediscovering themselves and each other in midlife. Both Jackson and Solomon are West Philadelphia residents.
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