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“W. E. B. Du Bois Address” with Tony Menelik Van Der Meer

When: Sunday, February 23, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

This presentation will focus on the leadership qualities and contemporary importance of W. E. B. Du Bois and Malcolm X. Why are their ideas relevant to todays social, cultural, political and economic realities? 

• Tony Menelik Van Der Meer, PhD, is community activist, organizer, and teacher. He has served as president of the Boston Black Political Task Force (BPTF), and the Boston Pan African Forum (BPAF). He has been teaching for the past 25 years at the UMass Boston where he is a Senior Lecturer in the Africana Studies Department. He received his MS in Community Economic Development from the Graduate School of 
Business at New Hampshire College; and received his MA, and PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University and Co-Editor, “State of the Race, Creating Our 21st Century: Where Do We Go From Here?”

music by Eziah Blake, The Theater Offensive


Join us for lunch after the program.



All Programs are held on the second floor in the Lothrop Auditorium.

Small elevator, wheelchair accessible.

CCB is located near the Orange line-Back Bay or the Green line-Copley T Stops.
On Street Parking and at Back Bay Parking Garage, 199 Clarendon Street.
Discount Vouchers available for parking in the garage.

Community Church of Boston is located at
565 Boylston Street, 2nd fl., Boston, MA 02116

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