Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies

11th annual Jacob H. Carruthers Conference set for Feb. 20

Monday, February 15, 2016

The Kemetic Institute’s 11th annual Jacob H. Carruthers Conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in Donn F. Bailey Legacy Hall at the Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E. Oakwood Blvd.

Free and open to the public, the conference’s theme is “Intellectual Warfare and African Liberation.” Presenters include:

  • Conrad Worrill: Strategy and Practice: Carruthers’ African Worldview and Organizing for Liberation
  • Yvonne Jones: Jacob Carruthers and African Spirituality
  • Ifé Carruthers: Reflections on Jacob Carruthers’ Strategic “Kush and Kemet Pillars of African-centered Thought
  • William Leslie Balan-Gaubert: “Lessons from the Haitian Revolution”

Jacob H. Carruthers Jr. was the founding director of the Kemetic Institute. For 32 years, he was a professor of History and Education at Northeastern’s Center for Inner City Studies. The Center was renamed the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City in January of 2005.