Racial Justice Activities

Racial Justice Events & Activities around town
more detail at bit.ly/ActNowCville

Every Wed 12-1:30 “The Haven Home Cooking

UNTIL January 2018 Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Contemporary Exhibit, “Karma” by Lisa Beane

UNTIL April 15 “Like a Study in Black History: P. H. Polk, Chester Higgins and The Black Photographers Annual, Volume 2” Read more at https://vmfa.museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/chester-higgins-p-h-polk-black-photographers-annual-vol-ii/#yeRpx0sXSbiueTXu.99

Nov. 1. to Dec. 15 Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment starts. Free counseling is available at Legal Aid Justice (434-220-1496) and JABA (434-517-5248).

NOV 1 Wednesday 6pm “Forward Together Strengthening the UVA Community, “dynamic discussion in the wake of August 11,12. Alumni Hall Ballroom. Reregistration required https://securelb.imodules.com/s/1535/16-uva/index.aspx?sid=1535&gid=16&pgid=17631&cid=30279&authkey=2%2fH4NUIsAazsmPbA3UddCr3aMAcbt7dJESzeoU8YrS3ti%2fiLW2wt1w%3d%3d

NOV 3 Friday 3:30-5pm “Where do we go from here: MLK, Reparations, Emancipation” Nau Hall Rm 1010

NOV 3 Friday 7:30pm Black Voices Fall Concert “He Who Promised” Newcomb Hall

NOV 3 7pm “A King’s Tale” free Monticello High School

NOV 4 Saturday 2:30 show at 3pm “12th Annual Dance & Step competition” Paramount Theater Tickets $15.25 in advance 19.25 at the door

NOV 4 Saturday 8pm 7th Annual United Nations of Comedy Tour, Paramount Theater

NOV 5 Sunday 12:45 Racial Justice Committee Meeting Lower Hall 2

NOV 5 Sunday 7pm “Disturbing the Peace” concert by many local artists. TJMC-UU. Sliding scale donations

NOV 7 Tuesday 2pm Adult tour of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center $5 contribution contact [email protected] to sign up

NOV 10 Friday 9:30-4 “Commemorating the African American Military Experience” Jefferson School

NOV 10 Friday 6-8pm Social Justice Bowl sponsored by VA organizing at Westminster Presbyterian tickets at https://www.virginia-organizing.org/social-justice-bowl-2017/

NOV 9-12 Virginia Film Festival Spike Lee is coming

Virginia Film Festival: “Birth of a Movement”
Friday, November 10th
4:30 P.M. – 6:15 P.M.
Vinegar Hill Theatre

Virginia Film Festival: “Word is Bond”
Friday, November 10th
6:15 P.M.
Violet Crown A

Virginia Film Festival: “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities” 
Friday, November 10th
6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Newcomb Hall Theater

Nov 11 Sat More film festival movies: Little Girls, Hidden Figures, Outrage

NOV 14 Tuesday 7pm SURJ Meeting PVCC

NOV 15- Dec 21 Hard Conversations: An Introduction to Racism FOUR-WEEK INTENSIVE ONLINE SEMINAR http://www.37days.com/racism/

NOV 16 Thursday 5-8:30 Spike Lee Film Discussions “Do the Right Thing (R) Jefferson Madison Regional Library, downtown

NOV 17 Friday 1:30-3pm “The Fralin Museum of Art-Your Museum” Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

NOV 18 Saturday 10-11:30 “Reading the Black Intellectual, Dr. Angela Davis” book discussion Freedom is a Constant Struggle. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

NOV 18 Saturday 1-4:40 Spike Lee Film Discussions Malcom X PG-13 where?

NOV 30 Thursday 6-8pm Ruby Sales, Civil Rights activist giving a talk, coming for UVA residency. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Dec 5 Wednesday a lecture by UVA faculty member, Carmeninta Higginbotham, on the artist Reginald Marsh, and in particular his piece “This is Her First Lynching”, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

DEC 22 Open Mic, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

DEC 26 Kwanzaa celebration, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

JAN    7:30 “A View from a Train: Decoding the Stories and Music of the Underground Railroad” PVCC

JAN 23 “Excellence Through Diversity” Saul Williams

JAN 23 9-3pm Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy Legislative Day $30 learn legislative issues then go lobby delegates and senators

FEB 17 7:30 Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance PVCC





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