Monthly Archives: October 2012

SPEAK Cafe

October 18th, 7-9pm SANKOFA; HONORING THE LEGACY OF BOB MARLEY and of course FREE SWEET POTATO PIE for the 1st twenty people

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“Black Cultural Politics in a Color Blind Nation” Lecture by Tricia Rose

“Black Cultural Politics in a Color Blind Nation” Lecture by Tricia Rose (Africana Studies, Brown University) Date: November 1, 2012 Time: 4:00 p.m. Location: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum Co-Sponsored by IPRH and the Spurlock Museum. David R. Roediger, Kendrick C. … Continue reading

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Political Memory at Work in Latin America

My recent trip to El Salvador and Argentina focused heavily on ‘sites of memory,’ locations where events of massive political violence had occurred and where attempts to learn from them are underway. These two countries have experienced extreme social conflict—military … Continue reading

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MY EXPERIENCE IN CUBA: Installment II

  For anyone who lives outside the United States, a trip to Cuba is no different than a trip to any Caribbean country like Jamaica, Aruba, etc. For those living in the U.S., this has not been the case. Three years … Continue reading

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