The following announcement was provided by the event organizers:
First Parish Watertown will host the first Sue Kuder Memorial Lecture on Thursday, May 20th, at 7:00pm. This event will be a conversation with Beverly and Barbara Smith moderated by Thalia Y. Carroll-Cachimuel.
Beverly is a current resident of Watertown and Thalia was raised in Watertown. Sue Kuder was a Watertown resident and local advocate for social justice before her death in 2020. Beverly, and her twin sister, Barbara Smith are founding members of the Combahee River Collective. To learn more about their work to build Black feminism and work for social justice see links below.
All are welcome to this free virtual presentation. Please Register Here to receive the link to the lecture: https://fpwatertown.breezechms.com/form/1b516a
Here are some links with more information on the Combahee River Collective and the work of Beverly and Barbara Smith, https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/combahee-river-collective-statement-1977/