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We Charge Genocide

Join Professor Dayo Gore of UCSD’s Ethnic Studies Department for a discussion of the 1951 document We Charge Genocide: The Crime of Government Against the Negro People submitted by civil rights leaders to the UN Genocide Convention accusing the U.S. government of genocide against African Americans.

To build its case for Black genocide, the document cited lynching, legal discrimination, disenfranchisement in the South, police brutality, and inequalities in health and quality of life. Paul Robeson presented the document to the UN in New York.

Located in the Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center. Library contact: (619) 236-5817

ABOUT ONE BOOK, ONE SAN DIEGO:

This event is a part of the One Book, One San Diego community reading program. One Book is a partnership between KPBS, the San Diego Public Library and the San Diego County Library, and the following organizations:

San Diego City College, Hoover High School, San Diego State University's Love Library, University of San Diego's Copley Library, Juvenile Court Book Club, Escondido Public Library, Chula Vista Public Library, Point Loma Nazarene University's Ryan Library, Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Baja California, San Diego Council on Literacy, Oceanside Public Library, UC San Diego Library, Girl Scouts San Diego, Worldview Project, Little Fish Comic Book Studio, Rosa Parks Elementary School, Crawford High School, Wilson Middle School, and Deaf Community Services of San Diego.

One Book is funded by the Linden Root Dickinson Foundation

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