Social Justice Calendar

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Tuesday, August 14th is DC Coalition for Theatre & Social Justice Organizing Meeting, for creating alliances between artists, activists, and communities in DC to face shared social-economic health and human rights issues together, 7 to 9 PM at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D Street Northwest, DC.

Saturday, August 18th Black Alliance for Peace will host, Military Occupation of U.S. Black Communities & the Age of AFRICOM, a panel on the US government’s use of its vast military power to re-colonize the African continent and to subject Black people within its borders to police repression, 2 to 4 PM at Walbrook Branch Library, 3203 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD. Child care will be provided. For more information visit “Black Alliance for Peace [dot] com”.

Thursday, August 23rd Pan-African Community Action presents the last film of their Free Community Movie Night, “Not Just A Game,” a film revealing that far from being merely entertainment, sports has long been at the center of major political debates and struggles of our time, 6 to 8 PM at We Act Radio, 1918 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, Southeast, DC. For more information visit “Paca DMV [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A D M V [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call (202) 642-1448.

Sunday, August 26th is Pan-African Community Action’s popular education session, “Free Them All!”: The Truth About Mass Incarceration and Political Prisoners,” 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Capitol View Neighborhood Library, 5001 Central Avenue Southeast, DC. For more information visit “Paca DMV [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A D M V [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202 642 1448.

Tuesday August 28th Africa World Now Project and BloomBars present the award-winning documentary Agents of Change–the timely and inspiring story of how successful protests for equity and inclusion swept across campuses fifty years ago–7 to 9PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, DC. For more information call 301.300.1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

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Tuesday, August 7th the DC Movement For Black Lives Steering Committee is hosting Night Out for Safety and Liberation DC 2018, an annual event where we redefine and re-imagine what public safety means for our DC community without policing and punishment, 5 to 9 PM at the Maroon House, 1005 Rhode Island Avenue Northeast, DC.

Also Tuesday, August 7th the National Black United Front (NBUF), is hosting a screening and discussion of the film, Cointelpro 101, a film about the history of the FBI’s sinister counterintelligence program targeting racial justice organizations and activists, that will also include a letter writing campaign to political prisoners, 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid Street Northwest, DC.

Sunday, August 12th a number of social justice organizations are calling on you; All Out! Defeat Racism and White Supremacy! To oppose the so-called “Unite the Right Rally” of White supremacists, Nazis, KKK and other fascists mobilizing to Washington DC, 1:00 p.m. At Lafayette Park, Northwest D.C.

Mark your calendars on Tuesday, August 14th for DC Coalition for Theatre & Social Justice Organizing Meeting, for creating alliances between artists, activists, and communities in DC to face shared social, economic, health and human rights issues together, 7 to 9 PM at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D Street Northwest, DC.

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