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The Black Social Economy: The African Diaspora Experience in Solidarity Economics

Updated: Sep 8, 2021


"CLLCTIVLY is excited to launch CLLCTIV CONVERSATIONS, with our first guest, Dr. Caroline Hossein, award-winning economist, professor, and author of The Black Social Economy in the Americas: Exploring Diverse Community-Based Markets. Mutual-aid, collaboration, and self-help have been cornerstones of the African world for generations. Baltimore also has a long history of self-help, W.E.B. Dubois wrote about the Galilean Fishermen, a benevolent society that was founded here and incorporated in 1869 and became one of the largest African American organizations with over 5,000 members in Maryland by 1890. Join us as we learn more about the history of collectives throughout the African world with Dr. Hossein. Caroline Shenaz Hossein is Associate Professor of Business & Society in the Department of Social Science at York University in Toronto, Canada. She is the Founder of the Diverse Solidarity Economies (DiSE) Collective; Author of award-winning Politicized Microfinance: Money, power and violence in the Black Americas (University of Toronto Press, 2016); co-author of Business & Society: A Critical Introduction (Zed, 2017) and editor of The Black Social Economy in the Americas: Exploring Diverse Community-Based Alternative Markets (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2018). She is founder of the Diverse Solidarity Economies Collective made up of 20+ Black and racialized feminist leaders." -

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