UCLA Hammer Museum Forum: What Would Reparations Look Like?
This is a free event featuring Harvard University alumnus and professor V.P. Franklin. Hammer Forum is an ongoing series of timely, thought-provoking events addressing social and political issues.
Tuesday November 12, 2019 @ 7:30PM
Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
The idea of reparations for black slavery has gained increased traction recently, through prominent pieces in national media, a Congressional hearing, and even in the 2020 presidential campaigns. This panel explores tangible proposals that might also represent, in the words of Ta-Nehisi Coates, a “national reckoning that would lead to spiritual renewal.” UCLA history professor Brenda Stevenson moderates a conversation with history and education professor V.P. Franklin and labor economist and author Julianne Malveaux.
DETAILS ABOUT ATTENDING:
Ticketing: Free tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person; first come, first served.
Hammer Museum Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing until 15 minutes before the program.
Parking: Parking is available under the museum. Rates are $7 for the first three hours with museum validation, and $3 for each additional 20 minutes, with a $20 daily maximum. There is a $7 flat rate after 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends. Cash only.
Restaurant: Enjoy a meal or drink before or after the program at their restaurant Audrey. Members and UCLA students receive 10% off. A late-night happy hour offers 10% off at the bar Tuesday–Saturday, 9–11 p.m.