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April 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until June 2, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Sundays, February 24th, 2019 - June 2nd, 2019 10:00pm-1:00pm (3hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Spanish.
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April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lenny Foster: Native American Issues and Leonard Peltier

Lenny Foster of the Diné Nation (former Director of the Navajo Nation Corrections Project), talking about Leonard Peltier, a Native American activist who was unfairly and illegally tried and convicted for his participation in a firefight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1975.
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April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM IS WHAT WE WANT: A LIVE PERFORMANCE

The Reproductive Freedom Festival continues! An inspiring collection of writings on reproductive freedom, health and justice, including works by June Jordan, Justice Harry Blackmun and Sally Blackmun.
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April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fuera Yankis! Santo Domingo, 1965: La revolución dominicana y sus múltiples interpretaciones

A panel discussion rescuing the historical memory of the Dominican people with the objective of challenging and dismantling the historical revisionism in regards to the “April Revolution” and its heroes. In addition, through studying the “April Revolution” we will be able to understand the current conjuncture of North American imperialism in Latin America.
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April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Revolution in the Air: A Book Talk and Discussion

Join us for a book talk with author Max Elbaum on the re-release of his book, Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che.  Max will joined for a discussion by leader and scholar Willie Baptist. 
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April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Black Reconstruction

Some have called the U.S. Civil War the “second American revolution” or the completion of the first American revolution. Others claim that the war of independence and Civil War were not revolutions, but had tremendous revolutionary potential. We will read W.E.B. DuBois’ Black Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2007) in whole, and for more recent research, the middle part of Steven Hahn’s A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South (Harvard University Press, 2003).
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April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 7, 2019

Reading Marx’s Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 8, 2019

HOME: A Performance Project by The Open Program

HOME offers regular rehearsals at different locations, open to everybody at all times. You can join the project from the beginning, or even at the last moment. A team of professional artists from different parts of the world will help you develop your story or poem, discover with you how to work on speech, vibration, rhythm and meaning, or assist you in creating a song or an acting fragment, a dramatic piece based on what you think and feel is meaningful for you and your people, and rehearse with you on what you created.
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May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

Theories of Poverty

Drawing on religious and cultural references, news media, and other sources, we will examine the deeply entrenched ideologies that keep society at large from recognizing the breadth and depth of poverty and, therefore, prevent us from seeking long-term and real solutions that can end poverty.
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May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

MAY DAY Open mic + Party Honoring the legacy of Nipsey Hussle

Following the rallies/marches around the city commemorating MAY DAY we will come together to celebrate our culture and movements. For this edition of RAIZ UP, let’s honor the legacy of Nipsey Hussle, and the commitment of building our communities from within, promoting values and principles that uplift us to build people power.
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May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Lessons From the Movement to End Slavery

The ideas and politics of the movement to end slavery can teach us valuable lessons for today’s struggles. This course aims prepare participants for deeper study of W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America.
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May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust

$15 – $120
Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust is an introductory course that seeks to explore intersections of “jazz” music, historical perspectives of the African diaspora and their role and impact on contemporary society. Students will be introduced to basic jazz rhythms, melodies, harmonies, jazz culture, fashion and development through multi-media that includes videos, films and recordings. Open to the public.
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