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August 2016

The Emerging Racial Justice Agenda

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies,
1301 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Join us in honoring and examining the just-released "Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice” by the Movement for Black Lives.

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Film: The Walls of Jericho and the Movement That’s Shaking Them

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Potter’s House,
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC United States
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In honor of Black August, a documentary about the movement to free U.S. political prisoners jailed for their involvement in the civil and human rights uprisings of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

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Labor Organizing and the Left in Colombia During Dynamic Times

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, 20036 United States
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Sintracihobi

The Center for Popular Democracy and the Institute for Policy Studies invite you to a talk with two organizers from SINTRACIHOBI, the union of in-home childcare providers.

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George Jackson: Releasing The Dragon (A Video Mixtape)

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anacostia Neighborhood Library,
1800 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC United States
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George Jackson; Releasing the Dragon

The Institute for Policy Studies, with Black Lives Matter DC, BYP 100, API Resistance, and Pan-African Community Action, host a showing of this video mixtape created by Bashi Rose and Jared Ball, part of the imixwhatilike crew, to commemorate the life and politics of George Jackson.

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$15 - $25

Play: Pray for the Dead-A Musical Tale of Morgues, Moguls and Mutiny

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – Hyattsville,
5331 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville, MD United States
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Pray for The Dead

A musical comedy about political and corporate corruption told through a story of a morgue workers’ union contract campaign that leads to an unlikely uprising.

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Film: ¡Salud!

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BloomBars,
3222 11th Street, NW
Washingon, DC United States
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During talks for normalized relations between Cuba and the U.S., you're invited to a film about what puts Cuba on the map in the quest for global health followed by a discussion with IPS's Netfa Freeman.

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September 2016

Todas Las Manos

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University,
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join us for an afternoon of music, poetry, art, and inspired conversation in memory of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt.

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40th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carnegie Institution,
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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Letelier-Moffit Human Rights Awards

Dear Friends, join us!

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Sheridan Circle Memorial Service 2016

September 23 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Sheridan Circle,
23rd St and Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
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Sheridan Circle Annual Memorial Service

Please join us to remember Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, who were assassinated on this site in 1976 by agents of the Pinochet dictatorship.

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Debunking the Presidential Debate

September 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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Debunking The Debate

Come for a panel discussion on one of the most, farcical and absurd presidential races in recent history.

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