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Black Lives Matter: Champaign-Urbana

Engaging in collective action against anti-Black racism in Champaign-Urbana

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March 2016

Building an Intersectional Movement 03/31/16

Join Professor of African-American studies and seasoned activist Dr. Faye Harrison and student activist of Black Students Revolution Karen Olowu as they discuss the tactics, difficulties and importance of building intersectional social movements.

The event will take place in room 1002 in Lincoln Hall at 7:00 PM.

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Justice for Adam Mekki, Mohamedtaha Omar, and Muhannad Tairab- Parkland College Social Justice Club Vigil 03/16/2016

The Parkland College Social Justice Club will have a vigil on Wednesday, March 16 at 10am in the College Center (near library). Join us in lifting up our slain brothers.

Mpower Change Petition

updates #MattRushMustGo

Rush on investigative leave 03/04/16

UPDATED: City calls Rush suit against Cobb, NAACP leader ‘unfounded,’ seeks dismissal 03/13/16

Revolutionary Roots: Why Black Natural Hair Matters

Champaign-Urbana Radical Reading Group Presents: Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism by Cindy Milstein

Join the critical discussion on white supremacy, politics, and activism with the C-U Radical Reading Group- featuring author, Cindy Milstein. There will be open mic and refreshments.

When: March 22nd

Where: Red Herring Vegetarian Restaurant (1209 W. Oregon St. Urbana)

Time: 7:00pm

For more information about this event: Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism

State Of The Black Union Address with Marlon Haywood 03/10/2016

Mother Nature performing at The Accord 04/01/2016

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THE ROUND TABLE: Illinois State Budget Impasse 03/04/2016

Express your thoughts, feelings, and ideas on the current events that affect our community!

Featuring: State Representative, Carol Ammons; State Senator, Scott Bennett; Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Edward Fesser; Mayor of Urbana, Illinois-City Government, Laurel Prussing; President of the NTFC Local 6546, Shawn Gilmore; Council member, City of Champaign-Municipal Government, Will Kyles

When: Friday, March 4th

Where: The Accord (51 E. Main St. Champaign Illinois 61820)

Time: 5:00PM

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