Civil Rights Research Experience 2022
(September 22-26, 2022)
As we continue to build on the strength inherited from our ancestors, Ujamaa Place will travel to the South on its second annual Ujamaanomics Civil Rights Research Experience, confronting the history of slavery in America and the disparities that remain in place today. UCRRE 2022 will explore “The Economics of Slavery and Lynching,” and how this history systemically perpetuates poverty and connects us to the present-day lynchings of George Floyd and Philando Castile, while navigating an economic system built on inequality that continues its linkage to the Transatlantic slave trade
Martha Hawkins was the tenth of twelve children born in Montgomery, Alabama. There was no money, but her childhood was full of love. Martha’s mother could transform a few vegetables from the backyard into a feast and never turned away a hungry mouth.
The name Pannie-George’s comes from the combining names of our grandparents Mary and George Taylor. However, the restaurant pays respect to these colossal figures in the life of their children and their community