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October 2015

Black Resistance in Colombia; A Contemporary Assessment

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe,
2714 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC United States
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A video presentation and cutting edge discussion led by Ajamu Baraka and Maurice Carney on how grassroots efforts are “Making Black Lives Matter in Riohacha, Colombia.”

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Author Event: Reinventing Financial Regulation

October 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Leadership Conference,
1629 K Street NW, 10th floor, Washington,

Please join us for a discussion of the new book about “A Blueprint for Overcoming Systemic Risk” with author and former banking executive Avinash Persaud.

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Book Event: Milpa! From Seed to Salsa

October 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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The Institute for Policy Studies, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, and National Family Farm Coalitionand invite you to a celebration and discuss of a new book by Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine on Ancient Ingredients for a Sustainable Future.

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FILM: “Resistencia: The Fight for The Aguan Valley”

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West End Cinema,
2301 M Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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DC Premiere of a groundbreaking documentary with the filmmaker in attendance about the 2009 coup d’état in Honduras sparking a landless farmers’ movement that took control of the plantations.

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Film: This Changes Everything

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Angelika Pop-Up at Union Market,
550 Penn Street NE DC 20002 United States
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DC Premeire screening of the new film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein featuring seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

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Author Event: Household Workers Unite!

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 5th & K,
1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Join us as Premilla Nadasen discusses and signs her new book, telling the stories of African American domestic workers and the little-known history of the domestic worker movement with perspectives on race, labor, feminism, and organizing.

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November 2015

Book Event: Writing on the Wall; Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland,
625 Monroe Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20017
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The DC book launch with a conversation between IPS’ and WPFW’s Netfa Freeman and the book’s editor and close friend of Mumia, Johanna Fernández who is a Baruch College Professor, former Fulbright Scholar, and a coordinator of the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home.

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