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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&nbsp;<span>Open to the Public</span></span></p> <p><span><span>Location: Sarratt Cinema (<a href="http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&amp;hl=en&amp;t=k&amp;om=1&amp;msa=0&amp;msid=105732721498059964437.00047d89e27862c8c0e46&amp;ll=36.148999,-86.802807&amp;spn=0.009097,0.015364&amp;z=16&amp;iwloc=00047d8a3056d153f348a">Google map of this location</a>)&nbsp;</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&rsquo;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;">&nbsp;<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 &amp; 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&nbsp;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&nbsp;by Malik and the art of Dayo.</p> <p>&nbsp;</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>&nbsp;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...