Join us this Thursday March 8th 2018 for our spoken word event at the Frederick Douglass Unity House at 2pm!
Intersections of Struggle with Walidah Imarisha 4 – 6pm, Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 Claire T. Carney Library Robert F. Stoico/FIRSTFED Grand Reading Room, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth On the overlapping of Women's History Month and Black History 4 Seasons join us for an inter-disciplinary performance and presentation by multidisciplinary educator, historian, writer, activist scholar and cutting-edge poet, Walidah Imarisha. Learn about the ways Walidah Imarisha has used different forms of writing, research and spoken word to challenge racism, mass incarceration, economic exploitation, and gender injustice. Discuss how we can use all our creativity to fight for social justice. Imarisha will share from her wide range of works, including her history workshop Why aren’t there more Black people in Oregon?”, segments from her fiction/ non-fiction/ science fiction, and poetry: Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, Another World is Possible and Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption. Sponsored by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth Labor Education Center, Black History 4 Seasons, Frederick Douglas Unity House, Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality, and History Department. For a more information go to the Labor Education Center webpage: https://www.umassd.edu/labored/
Please join us! Samples of Mexican-style chocolate! Open to everyone! Blackness in Mexico: Exploring Race and Racism South of the Border Join Eric Larson (Assistant Professor, Crime and Justice Studies) and Dessi Miles (CJS/Psychology, '19) for a discussion about race and racism in Mexico. Larson and Miles will present photos and discuss their study abroad trip to the Afro-Mexican regions of Oaxaca, Mexico. Tuesday, Feb. 13: 3:30-4:30 Frederick Douglass Unity House Please contact email@example.com with questions.
Join us for the 200th Anniversary Birthday Celebration of Frederick Douglass and Welcome Back Reception of the Frederick Douglass Unity House on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 4pm – 6pm in the FDUH. The celebration features guest speakers, award-winning spoken word artist Erik Andrade and historical characterization of Frederick Douglass by Guy Peartree.
We’re ready to go! Come by or join us online!! http://www.umassd.edu/video/2017/benefitconcert.html.
Join us live!! See link in bio http://www.umassd.edu/video/2017/benefitconcert.html.