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February 2018

The Kind of Man I Am: Jazzmasculinity and the World of Charles Mingus, Jr.  by Nichole Rustin-Paschal

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Black Forum Room; Haines Hall 153

The Kind of Man I Am: Jazzmasculinity and the World of Charles Mingus, Jr. by Nichole Rustin-Paschal Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 12:00pm-1:30pm Black Forum, Haines Hall 153 The Kind of Man I Am: Jazzmasculinity and the World of Charles Mingus Jr. (Wesleyan 2017) is a gendered cultural history of jazz in the postwar period. She draws on archival records, published memoirs, and previously conducted interviews to explore how Mingus’s ideas about music, racial identity, and masculinity—as well as those of other individuals…

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Black & Red Radical Resistance on Turtle Island

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UCLA Perloff Hall, 1102

Black & Red Radical Resistance on Turtle Island Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 6:00pm-8:00pm | 8:00pm-9:00pm (reception) Perloff Hall, Room 1102 Panelists Shanya Cordis, Spelman College Tiffany Lethabo King, Georgia State University Melanie Yazzie, University of California, Riverside   Moderator Kyle Mays, UCLA   RSVP HERE: blackredresistance.eventbrite.com   Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies, American Indian Studies Center, Institute of American Cultures, Institute for Inequality and Democracy, and Robin D.G. Kelley

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March 2018

The Intersection: Woke Black Folk

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center

26th Annual Pan African Film Festival Featured Theater Event   Playwright, Poet, Scholar and Activist FUNMILOLA FAGBAMILA performs for  ONE NIGHT ONLY  her one-woman, hip hop, spoken word theater piece: THE INTERSECTION: WOKE BLACK FOLK   March 2nd, 2018 Doors Open: 6:00pm Show Begins: 7:00pm Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center | 4305 Degnan Blvd #101, Los Angeles, CA 90008 TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLY AT WWW.FUNMILOLA.COM The Intersection is a theatrical production that explores and deconstructs black political identity, foregrounding the forms of ideological…

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