Archive for October, 2007

Sister Comrade event nearly sold out

Culture

Should be a once-in-a-lifetime evening. Message from Lisbet: Hello all! After working on this event for almost a year; Sister Comrade: A Celebration of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker takes place this Saturday, November 3rd. By far, this is the largest event I’ve ever produced and I’m extremely proud of the lineup Haley and I […]

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Angela Davis – From Jim Crow to Guantanamo (CA)

Events

Mario Savio Memorial Lecture Fund Angela Davis. “From Jim Crow to Guantanamo: Prisons, Democracy and Empire” November 1, 2007 · 7:00 PM · Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, UC Berkeley Admission Free THE LECTURES This free public lecture is given each fall on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. It […]

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Angela Davis – From Jim Crow to Guantanamo (CA)

Culture

Mario Savio Memorial Lecture Fund Angela Davis. “From Jim Crow to Guantanamo: Prisons, Democracy and Empire” November 1, 2007 · 7:00 PM · Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, UC Berkeley Admission Free THE LECTURES This free public lecture is given each fall on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. It […]

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Bette LaVette

Events

Bette LaVette R&B Vocalist Nov. 12 Doors 7:30 PM | Show 8 PM Tickets $23 The Independent 628 Divisadero Street San Francisco, CA 94117 Box Office – 415.771.1422 http://www.theindependentsf.com/

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Dionne Farris

Events

Dionne Farris R&B Vocalist Nov 8, 2007 – Nov 11, 2007 Thurs 8pm & 10pm $26 Fri & Sat 8pm & 10pm $30 Sun 7pm $30 & 9pm $22 Yoshis east bay jazz club and restaurant Dionne Farris came to the attention of the music world with her vocal contributions to Arrested Development’s breakthrough hit […]

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The Color’s Within: The Inner Splendor Of The Black Female

Culture

“Leda” by Jason Austin African American Art and Culture Complex Sargent Johnson Gallery and Hall of Culture 762 Fulton Street San Francisco, CA 94102 Share in an artistic exploration into the complex splendor that forms the identities of an African American woman: her strengths, vulnerabilities, beauty, pain and peace. Curated by: Samara Brown Gallery hours: […]

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Dinner and Theatre in San Francisco

Culture

Big up the Zuna Institute and Francine Ramsey for organizing a superb evening out on the town in San Francisco. The evening was very special for me because my sister and niece traveled from Southern California to join in the festivities. A small group of us opted for a pre-show dinner at the Market Street […]

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Call For Submissions – Black Women Travel Writers

Culture, Resources, Travelogues

Below is an opportunity for fellow travelers to share your stories. Armchair travelers may want to take note of editors contact details so that you can stay informed about the anthology release date. Cheers! —————– BLACK WOMEN TRAVEL (edited volume) Dear Colleagues Travel writing traditionally has been a white male genre – white men writing […]

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Healing, Mental Wellness And The Blues

Culture, Resources

The announcement below targets WOC therapist however bay area residents seeking local WOC therapists may want to take note too. —————— The Multicultural Vision Committee at Women’s Therapy Center is pleased to announce that we are hosting a no-fee, monthly peer consultation and support group for therapists of color. Trainees, interns, pre and post-licensed therapists […]

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Angela Davis @ UCSC Center for Cultural Studies

Events

When: November 28 12:15 p.m-1:15 pm. Who: Angela Davis (History of Consciousness, UC Santa Cruz) What: UCSC Center for Cultural Studies Colloquium Series Topic: The Prison: A Sign of U.S. Democracy? Where: UCSC Humanities Bldg, Room 210 ANGELA DAVIS is Professor in the History of Consciousness Department at UCSC. She is the author of eight […]

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