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19: This Month in Black History – Black Wallstreet and The Tulsa Massacre

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So much continues to occur in our Nation and the world, that we cannot drop the ball at this point. This message is offering an opportunity to continue to educate ourselves on the issues of racism, racist policies, and the destruction of communities. Learn about Black Wallstreet and the Tulsa Race Massacre.

19: This Month in Black History- May Day

Lucy Gomez Parsons, Albert Parsons, and May Day by Dr. Lisa Brock (editorial support from Dr. Regina Stevens-Truss) Did you know that May Day, typically celebrated on May 1st, is not just an old European tradition where kids dance around a maypole, nor is it a radical holiday that occurs only in socialist countries, but […]

ARRK (AntiRacism Reading KnooK) – May Discussion

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ARRK May 2021 Discussion with Brittany Liu Discussion of a Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18thARRK Meeting space (MS Teams)Discussion Leader: Brittany Liu For May we will be focusing on “Chapter I: The Rebirth of Caste.” For a PDF of Chapter […]

19: This Month in Black History – It’s Baseball Season: History, Black Excellence, and Race

“Play Ball” – at this time of year in the USA, for many, there is the feeling of being outdoors, eating hot dogs, playing catch, and simply that there is something in the air – it’s Baseball season! This year however, the USA, and indeed the world, lost one of the greatest baseball players of all time…

19: This Month in Black History – The Combahee River Collective

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In honor of Women’s History Month, you would think that we would address the Women’s Liberation Movement, and you’d be right. We are specifically focusing on one of the most important, albeit short-lived, movements in Black Women’s History, the Combahee River Collective. It was created in 1974…