Social Justice Calendar

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Wednesday, January 22nd, join Derek Gray, DC Public Library Archivist and Historian, for a lecture on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Prayer Pilgrimage to Washington, an event too often overlooked as a prelude to the struggle for Black freedom in Washington and nationally, 6:30 pm at Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest,DC. For more information call (202) 282-3080.

Also Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 Indie lens POP UP returns with an amazing film screening and discussion of the film The First Rainbow Coalition, about the multi-ethnic coalition that banded together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Busboys & Poets on 14th & V, Street Northwest. This event is free but please RSVP on “BIT” [dot] LY [slash] WHUT [underscore] Always In Season.”

Also Wednesday, January 22nd is Pan-African Community Action’s next Assata Shakur Study Group, “Reflecting on The Radical MLK” to unpack his timely and relevant legacy of Black worker justice, and anti-war, anti-imperialism, and anti-capitalism, 7 to 9 PM at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Road, Southeast, DC. For the reading and more information visit online “Paca Power [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A Power [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202 642 1448.

Thursday, January 23rd, is the call for all social justice activists, organizers, and the general public to turn out for “US Government Still Spying on Dissent: A People’s Briefing” on the detailed report that uncovers FBI surveillance of political activity over roughly the past decade, 6 to 8:00 PM at the Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest, DC on the 6th Floor. For more information call (202) 787-5229 or visit online, “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Events.”

For an online listing of these events or if you’d like your social justice event included in the Social Justice Calendar, visit the webpage “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Social Justice Calendar,” where you will find submission guidelines.

If you’d like your social justice event included in the Social Justice Calendar, see the submission guidelines.

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Wednesday, January 8th is Pan-African Community Action’s next Assata Shakur Study Group about Black working class power and PACA’s vision for community control over Police, 7 to 9 PM at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, 1800 Good Hope Road, Southeast, DC. For the reading and more information visit online “Paca Power [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A Power [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202 642 1448.

Thursday, January 9th, Justice Arts Coalition (JAC) and Lincoln’s Cottage will celebrate the opening of Iron Cages, an exhibition featuring the work of over 20 currently and formerly incarcerated artists in JAC’s national network, with a performance by the prison theatre program, Voices Unbarred, poetry readings, live jazz, and refreshments, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at President Lincoln’s Cottage, 140 Rock Creek Church Road Northwest, DC. For more information call 907-299-0667 or visit online”The Justice Arts Coalition [dot] org.”

Saturday, January 11th the DC Metro Coalition In Solidarity With The Cuban Revolution will have a US Hands Off Cuba protest program in commemoration of the 61st Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton Street, Northwest, DC. For more information, email “DC Metro Coalition for Cuba [at} Gmail [dot] com” or call (202) 503-9465

Wednesday, January 22nd, join Derek Gray, DC Public Library Archivist and Historian, for a lecture on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Prayer Pilgrimage to Washington, an event too often overlooked as a prelude to the struggle for Black freedom in Washington and nationally, 6:30 pm at Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest,DC. For more information call (202)282-3080.

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