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- 11/11/2014 - 7:30 p.m.
International Lens Film: The Barber of Birmingham
<p><span><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/2014-08-14_1430.jpg" width="100" /></span></p> <p><span>Free and <span>Open to the Public</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Location: Sarratt Cinema (<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&t=k&om=1&msa=0&msid=105732721498059964437.00047d89e27862c8c0e46&ll=36.148999,-86.802807&spn=0.009097,0.015364&z=16&iwloc=00047d8a3056d153f348a">Google map of this location</a>) </span></span></p> <p>Presented by: Frank Dobson, Director of the Black Cultural Center</p> <p>USA (2011) Dirs: Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin.</p> <p>Eighty five-year-old Mr. Armstrong, an African American barber in Birmingham, Alabama, experiences the manifestation of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African American president. This colorful and courageous activist of the Civil Rights era casts his vote, celebrates Obama’s victory and proudly unfurls the American flag a… Read More...
- 11/19/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
Activism & Social Justice Series with Phillip Goff
<p><span style="font-size: 11px;"> <img alt="Goff flyer" height="128" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/GoffFlyer.jpg" width="100" /></span><a href="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/74604593-Activism.jpg"><br /></a></p> <p><a href="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/GoffFlyer.jpg"><span style="font-size: 11px;">Download flyer</span></a></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11px;">Activism & Social Justice Series in "Post-Racial" America: A Dialogue in Three Parts</span></p> <p>Racism without Racists: Racial Profiling, Police Bias, and Racial Inequality: "Ferguson, Sanford, Fla., Oakland and New York."</p> <p><a href="https://www.psych.ucla.edu/faculty/page/goff">Phillip Goff</a>, UCLA and Harvard University Kennedy School's Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy Researcher, Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity</p> <p>Moderator: <a href="http://as.vanderbilt.edu/aads/people/gilman-whiting.php">Gilman W. Whiting</a>, African American and Diaspora Studies,… Read More...
- 12/03/2014 - 12:00 p.m.
Annual BCC Pre-Kwanzaa Luncheon
<p><img alt="" height="100" src="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/uploads/Kwanzaar.jpg" width="100" /></p> <p>Please come out and join us as Thandiwe Shiphrah, an accomplished poet and visual artist, leads our pre-Kwanzaa observance, discussing the significance of Kwanzaa through prose and poetry. She is the author of the book, Leftover Light: Poems, and numerous other pieces. We will also be featuring a dance performance by Malik and the art of Dayo.</p> <p> </p> Read More...
- 12/03/2014 - 6:00 p.m.
HIV Awareness Week: 'Redefining Illness' Panel
<p>A Real Talk-style panel about what it means to live positively and roadblocks to living positively.<br /><br />HIV is not AIDS.<br />HIV is not a death sentence.<br />Know your status.<br />Get tested.<br />Know your resources.<br />Think outside the rainbow.</p> <p>This panel is aimed at providing a space for the voices of real people living with HIV and how their lives have changed, what they've struggled with, and how they continue to live positively. Learning outcomes: attendees will leave with the knowledge that HIV is not AIDS (both from a biological perspective and a lived experience perspective), what living positively is, and that HIV is not a death sentence. The panel will stress the importance of knowing your status, knowing your resources, getting tested, and thinking outside the rainbow.<br /><br />Nashville CARES speakers will comprise the panel.</p> <p><a href="https://events.vanderbilt.edu/admin/anchorlink.vanderbilt.edu/images/W460xL600/0/noshadow/Event/ff4af31483f… Read More...
- 01/19/2015 - 10:00 a.m.
MLK Freedom March
<p><span class="Apple-style-span"><strong><span>Nashville Freedom March</span></strong><br />Leaving from The Ingram Commons at Murray Circle and Kirkland Circle<br />(Breakfast Refreshments)<br /></span></p> <p><span class="Apple-style-span">Buses for the 2015 Freedom March arrive for pick up at 9:00 a.m. at Kirkland Circle and Murray Circle in The Ingram Commons. The buses depart campus at 9:25 a.m. and transport students to the Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church and 28<sup>th</sup> Avenue North. </span></p> <p><span class="Apple-style-span">The march will start at 10 a.m., and will arrive at TSU's Gentry Center at 11:00 a.m. </span></p> <p><span class="Apple-style-span">Immediately after the march, buses will be available from 11:00-12:00 p.m. at the TSU's Gentry Center to transport students back to campus.</span></p> Read More...
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