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March 2017

What It Iz! The Spokenwordical

March 17 - March 18
Los Angeles Theater Center,

A fusion of traditional musical theatre, hip-hop, and spoken-word poetics, this "spokenwordical" is inspired by the 1975 musical The Wiz. What It Iz is a journey of self-discovery from the birth of hip-hop through the social and political corruption that fuels the current incarceration epidemic. Poignant and humorous, mesmerizing and musical, come see What It Iz! To RSVP: what-it-iz.eventbrite.com Suggested Donations General Admission: $20 per ticket Groups of 5 or more: $10 per ticket To donate to the UCLA Department of…

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Film Screening of: BaddDDD, Sonia Sanchez

March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
California NanoSystems Institute,

Screening will be followed by a Discussion with Dr. Sonia Sanchez + Book Signing and Reception. All are Welcome!

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Uri McMillan: Author Meets Critic

March 6 @ 4:00 pm - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
Humanities Building, Room 193,

In Celebration of Professor Uri McMillan’s multiple award-winning book Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art & Performance   Featuring Guest Speakers: Amber Musser, Washington University Jessica Johnson, Johns Hopkins Patrick Anderson, UC, Irvine Josh Chambers-Letson, Northwestern University Roy Perez, Willamette University Jayna Brown, UC, Riverside

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February 2017

Diasporic Dreams, African Nation-State Realities Rastafarian Repatriation to Tanzania

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As part of the series Emancipation & Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies, the Department of African American Studies at UCLA presents Diasporic Dreams, African Nation-State Realities Rastafarian Repatriation to Tanzania Monique Bedasse Departments of History and African American Studies Washington University in St. Louis Respondent: Marcus Anthony Hunter, Sociology and African American Studies, UCLA Monday, February 27, 2017 12:00pm-2:00pm Black Forum at the Ralph J. Bunche Center 153 Haines Hall Professor Bedasse’s workshop is part of Emancipation…

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Melina Abdullah: Information, Access, Activism

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Charles E. Young Research Library (Conference Room),

Melina Abdullah: Information, Access, Politics. A discussion brought to you by the UCLA Information studies department's diversity council. Closest parking available in Lot #3. Reception to follow in the GSE&IS Building 2nd Floor Grand Salon. Registration Required! Click here

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“From South Africa to Donald Trump’s America: A Comparative Perspective” with XOLELA MANGCU, University of Cape Town

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6275 Bunche Hall,

Free and open to the public! Co-sponsored by the UCLA African Studies Center, Office of the Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, the Dean of Social Sciences, the Department of African American Studies, the Department of History, and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies

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January 2017

Film at REDCAT Presents “The Murder of Fred Hampton: The Struggle Continues”

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FILM AT REDCAT PRESENTS The Murder of Fred Hampton: The Struggle Continues The landmark documentary The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971, 88 min.), by Howard Alk and Michael Gray, is a testament to Black activism and a chilling record of covert police and FBI actions. Begun to portray the activities of the Chicago branch of the Black Panther Party and its dynamic young leader, Fred Hampton, the film becomes a passionate, clear-eyed response to Hampton's brutal assassination by police later that…

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Insurgency at the Crossroads: A Book Talk by AISHA FINCH

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anderson School, Collins A201,

In Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844, Aisha Finch traces the emergence of a dynamic resistance movement of slaves and free people of color in nineteenth-century Cuba. Drawing from the largely unexplored testimonies in the Cuban National Archive, this book focuses attention on the hundreds of enslaved people who forged a radical, alternative vision of freedom in Cuba’s plantation countryside. Demonstrating that black slave women and non-elite slaves were critical to shaping and organizing…

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Praxis Center: An Online Resource Center for Radicals

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UCLA CNSI Auditorium,

Praxis Center: An Online Resource Center for Radicals DR. LISA BROCK Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 12:00pm-2:00pm UCLA CNSI Auditorium Reception will follow with food & drinks Join Dr. Lisa Brock, founder and senior editor of Praxis Center, an online resource for scholars, activists and artists to teach, to learn and to deepen our analysis of what is and what is to be done! Dr. Brock, will talk about the inspiration for Praxis Center, how it was developed, and lead participants…

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December 2016

Emancipation & Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies

December 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
153 Haines Hall,

Emancipation & Empire: Africa and the Project of Black Studies Black Forum at the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA 153 Haines Hall Mondays, 12:00pm-2:00pm All workshops will be based on a pre-circulated paper. Hardcopies are available at the African Studies Center, the Department of African American Studies, and the Ralph J. Bunche Center. For more information contact: Eboni Shaw: eshaw@afam.ucla.edu Workshops: December 5th, 2016: Alden H Young, Africana Studies and History, Drexel University January 23rd, 2017: Maboula Soumahoro, English, Université François-Rabelais,…

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