Past Events (1427)

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May 7, 2008
  • "The Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome"

  • May 7, 2008 all day
  • Location: Morgan State University, Clarence Mitchell School of Engineering Building
  • Description: The Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University, proudly presents Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary author of "The Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome" 1jpgE0kdkC5Iiv Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Enduring Legacy of Injury and Healing, addresses the residual impacts of trauma on African Descendants in the Americas. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome lays the groundwork for understanding how the past has influenced the present, and opens up the discussion of how we can use the strengths we have gained to heal. The book has been praised by Randall Robinson, Bill Cosby, Al Sharpton, and many more. Susan Taylor, Editorial Director of Essence Magazine says that “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome is a master work…Her book is the balm we need to heal ourselves and our relationships. It is the gift of wholeness.” Adelaide Sanford, Vice Chancellor of the Board of Regents for the State of New York states that “Dr. Joy Leary’s mesmerizing, riveting book is vital re
  • Created by: KWASI Akyeampong
May 6, 2008
  • Harlem Townhall Meeting on 125th St. Rezoning Sellout

  • May 6, 2008 all day
  • Location: St. Ambrose Church
  • Description: HARLEM TOWNHALL MEETING Analysis of City Councilwoman Inez Dickens 125th Rezoning Deal: Betrayal not Victory! Tuesday, May 6, 2008 7 to 9 PM St. Ambrose Church 9 West 130th Street Speakers: Attorney Norman Siegel, Craig Schley and Attorney Erica Rezook of Vote People, Nellie Bailey of HTC, Harlem tenant leaders Valerie Orridge (Delano Village Tenants Association) and Tenant Activist Lisa Jones: Abyssinian Development Corporation on the hot seat!! Also reps from the Fred Samuel Merchants Association, Movement for Justice in El Barrio and Invited Special Guests: Councilman Charles Barron and Councilman Tony Avella (only two Council members who voted against the 125th St. plan). City Councilwoman Inez Dickens negotiated a deal with billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg for the rezoning of Harlem's famed 125th Street corridor: 124th to 126th Street from 2nd Avenue to Broadway where Columbia University's expansion has already been approved: 125th to 133rd St from 12th Ave. to Broadway. D
  • Created by: TheBlackList
May 3, 2008
  • NYC-Urbana Poetry Slam FINALS!!!

  • May 3, 2008 all day
  • Location: Bowery Poetry Club
  • Description: It's the SLAM you've been waiting for -- the NYC-Urbana Poetry Slam FINALS!! Come see NYC-Urbana's BEST poets as the Battle to be a part of the 2008 NYC-Urbana Poetry Slam Team -- the only NYC Team to bring home THREE National Poetry Slam Championships! BOO-YAH!! BATTLING FOR THE TEAM: Soulful Jones! Eboni! Rico Steel! Arianne Benford! And FOUR more poets to be decided at our MegaQuasiSemiFinals (4/29)!! Stay Tuned!! Hosted by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, Taylor Mali & ME -- Shappy Seasholtz!!
  • Created by: TheBlackList
May 2, 2008
  • Stand Up! The New Politics of Racial Uplift - A Public Philosophy Symposium

  • May 2, 2008 all day
  • Location: Temple University - Kiva Auditorium and Tuttleman Learning Center, Room 101
  • Description: Stand Up! The New Politics of Racial Uplift A Public Philosophy Symposium Temple University Friday, May 2nd, 2008 9am to 5pm Kiva Auditorium and Tuttleman Learning Center, Room 101 For information about participants, schedule, and work by participants and material relevant to symposium themes, go to our website: Purpose of Symposium: The Millions More Movement, Cosby's 'call-outs,' and other recent trends renew an old approach to black political thought and practice. The racial uplift tradition tries to improve the conditions of black life by insisting on moral refinement and race-based organization. Uplift ideology and practice have a long and storied past, but critics of the tradition worry over its limitations. Some express concern that it is anti-democratic, intolerant, elitist, sexist, and heterosexist. Others think it focuses too much on personal morality and cultural pathology and not enough on social justice and political economy. T
  • Created by: KWASI Akyeampong
April 27, 2008
  • The Digital Underground on

  • Apr 27, 2008 all day
  • Location:
  • Description: Log onto /*The Digital Underground */hosted by *Junious Ricardo Stanton * Sunday from 12 Noon to 2 PM Eastern time on This weeks’ guests will be: writer and film maker *Leroy Kafka* whose film /*As An Act of Protest*/ deals with the search for identity, artistic integrity, familial estrangement, racism and the trials of being a Black male in AmeriKKKa. The second hour will feature *Kwasi Akyeampong the founder and moderator of /**/ one of the oldest African oriented E-groups in the Web. Log on and learn. Tune in, expand your horizons, engage in mental decolonization, free your mind the rest will follow.
  • Created by: KWASI Akyeampong
April 25, 2008
  • Sistah Q

  • Apr 25, 2008 all day
  • Location: Broward Community College Central/Davie Campus
  • Description: Dr. Ray Hagins & Sistah Q Speaking in South Florida
  • Created by: Sistah Q
April 18, 2008
  • International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners

  • Apr 18, 2008 all day
  • Location: The Brecht Forum
  • Description: BUY BOOKS BY CHRYSTOS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! LAST CHANCE TO SEE & PURCHASE TOM MANNING'S PAINTINGS IN NYC! The Jericho Movement Invites You to an Evening of Culture and Political Updates on our Fourth Annual Day of Solidarity with International Political Prisoners in and out of U.S. Borders and Honoring Comrades who have Transitioned: Raul Salinas, George Habash, Luis Miranda, Owusu Yaki Yakubu Friday, April 18, 2008 @ The Brecht Forum from 6 to 10 p.m. Fred Ho, Jazz Musician; Lamis Deek, Al-Awda co-chair; Report from the Basque Country; Gabriela Network; Update on Avelino Gonzalez Claudio from ProLibertad and other comrades to be announced Refreshments and Cash Bar! Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15 Nobody turned away! 451 West Street between Bank & Bethune Sts 212-242-4201, BUY BOOKS BY CHRYSTOS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! LAST CHANCE TO SEE & PURCHASE TOM MANNING'S PAINTINGS IN NYC! APRIL 18, 1977: LEONARD PELTIER CONVICTED AND SENTENCED TO TWICE HIS NATURAL LI
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