I Am Not Your Negro Panel Discussion by D & S Healing Center
Feb 27, 6:00pm
The Backroom at Colectivo and the Oriental Theater
Join us for a screening of the Oscar nominated film I Am Not Your Negro and celebrate Black History Month with an evening dedicated to the inspirational life and words of African-American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic James Baldwin.
TICKETS: $15 for the reception, screening, and panel discussion. (We'll have your movie tickets waiting for you at the reception).
Hosted by D&S Healing Center Inc with support from Alma Center, Inc. and 371 Productions, the evening will feature a reception at The Backroom from 6:00 - 7:00, followed by a 7:30 screening at Oriental Theaters (2230 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee) and concludes with a return to the Backroom for refreshments and a panel discussion from 9:15 - 10:00. featuring the voices of:
Sharlen Moore - Executive Director of Urban Underground
Ken Little - Former President of Milwaukee Urban League
Nicky Newson - Storyteller for Precious Lives, Poet and Community Advocate
Rogers Onick - Retired MPS Principal and Education Consultant
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The 2017 Online Abortion Speakout
Mar 21, 12:00pm
Telling our stories is an act of resistance. That’s why the 1 in 3 Campaign’s annual livestreamed abortion Speakout is one of our most important events. We are honored to spend an entire day highlighting those with abortion experiences and making sure real people are not lost in divisive political rhetoric.
Sign up here: advocatesforyouth.wufoo.com/forms/m10vosz61nn8bix/
We’ve got to push back against these extremists. We’ve got to make sure that the important role abortion access plays in real people’s lives is at the center of our national conversation around abortion.
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ABHM 2017 Founder's Day Gathering for Repair & Reconciliation
Feb 25, 9:00am
HELP HEAL THE RACIAL DIVIDE IN OUR CITY
Join us to discover how communities around the USA repair racial trauma.
TICKETS $10-14 here: tinyurl.com/FD17tix
• FACE IT! Intro by ABHM Head Griot Reggie Jackson.
• SNEAK PREVIEW: "ALWAYS IN SEASON." This new film follows the efforts of descendants of victims and perpetrators of lynchings to commemorate the victims, repair the damage, and reconcile.
• NATIONAL & LOCAL SPEAKERS present their restorative "truth and reconciliation" projects
• AUDIENCE TALKBACK
• LIVE MUSIC by Adekola & Friends
• AUTHOR SIGNINGS of The Lyncher in Me; Family Secrets; and A Time of Terror.
Film trailer: tinyurl.com/FD17film
More details, including speakers' bios: tinyurl.com/racial-healing
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All proceeds support the development of ABHM's new building and our public programming throughout the year.