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Clean Slate Rally (both virtual & in-person)

At 65 Court St, Buffalo NY (also at various sites statewide). Over-policing, over-prosecution, the criminalization of low-level drugs, and other unjust and archaic practices continue to keep people in a state of perpetual punishment that feeds the mass incarceration crisis and harms our communities. Join us this Thursday as we lift up the Clean Slate […]

Rising Together! – Celebrating Justice, People and Planet

Hybrid event: Live Gathering with physical distancing in Thomas Paine Park, Foley Sq, Lower Manhattan NYC. Portions will be covered on Pacifica Radio. Go to risingtogether.info for more info, as well as to sign up yourself/your group as a cosponsor, and get your whistle to declare: "I am a whistleblower for Justice, People and Planet!! […]

Beyond the Knife: Anti-Racism & Health Equity

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences 955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

A continuing conversation about surgery's role in fighting systemic racism featuring   Keynote Speaker: Deirdre Cooper Owens, PhD "What History Reveals in Our Understanding of U.S. Medicine" With Special Guest Speaker India Walton A Panel discussion to follow   Alumni, Faculty, Residents, Students and Community are invited to join us! Register here.   About our […]

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Symposium: Today’s Socialism & Human Rights

University at Buffalo 3441 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

In the United States, the term “socialism” has been widely misunderstood and used to discredit even modest reforms.  This symposium will explore achievements and missteps in implementing socialism in China, India, Scandinavia, and Latin America.  It will weigh socialism’s value in addressing global challenges of climate change, economic inequality, and human rights abuses. Registration is […]

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Frederick Douglass – The Story, The Man, The Legend

Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY, United States

With the realization that untold stories leave voids in history, it becomes an inherent necessity for African Americans to possess the ideology that they have an Ancestorial Obligation to not only learn their history but to share it with their youth. Realizing that in order for youth to have a fair chance of succeeding at […]

Citizens for Regional Transit Public Meeting

Silverman Library at UB Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY, United States

Topic: The Amherst Metro Transit Extension - Seeking the Final Design Speakers: Jeffery Amplement, Amherst Extension Project Manager, NFTA James Gordon, Treasurer, Citizens for Regional Transit Panelists: Lawrence Mullen, President of the Graduate Student Employee Union at UB Monika Che, Oral Biology Graduate Student After 40 years of anticipation and 10 years developing the locally […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day Book Talk: The Light in Hidden Places

Canisius College 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

In honor of UN Holocaust Remembrance Day, please join the Permanent Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College, Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo, and Buffalo Jewish Federation for a Book Talk and Q&A with #1 New York Times best-selling author Sharon Cameron, who wrote The Light in Hidden Places. AtCanisius College Regis Room / Richard E. Winter […]

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#HALTsolitary Meeting

St. Philip's Episcopal Church 22 Sussex Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

#HALTsolitary will meet on Saturday, Jan 28 at 2:00pm. St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 22 Sussex St. Please enter from Sussex, rather than Fernhill (the usual entrance in past years).  There will be a large group in the large upper parish hall, entering from Fernhill.  On Sussex, you can park on Sussex, the northbound side of […]

There are Stories to Tell: WUFO 1080 Radio Sounds of the Civil Rights Movement

Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Branch Library 1324 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join Sheila L. Brown, owner of WUFO Radio Station, and Lee Pettigrew, long-time WUFO MIX1080 AM and POWER 96.5 DJ, Lee Pettigrew, as they share the history relating to WUFO Radio Station and the Civil Rights Movement.   The Black History Month Talks take place on Tuesdays from 6 - 7 PM  at the Frank […]

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There are Stories to Tell: Colored Musicians Club & Museum – Preserving, Presenting & Promoting the legacy of African American Music in Buffalo since 1917

Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Branch Library 1324 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

Speaker: George Scott, Danny Williams, & Craig Steger. This lecture will provide an in-depth look at the history of the Colored Musicians Club and Local 533 during the Jazz Age and beyond.   The Black History Month Talks take place on Tuesdays from 6 - 7 PM  at the Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library. Talks are […]

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