Social Justice Calendar

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Monday, November 20th is the book launch for “Ralph Fasanella: Images of Optimism,” with co-author Marc Fasanella, whose new book showcases the vibrant images of the social conscience of his renowned father, Ralph Fasanella the activist whose megaphone was his paintbrush, 7 to 8:30 pm at the Takoma Busboys and Poets, 234 Carroll Street NW. For more information visit on line “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Events” or call 202-787-5229.

Wednesday November 22nd, Filmmaker John Barbour will host a free screening of his film The American Media and the 2nd Assassination of President John F Kennedy, 2 to 5 pm at Mott House, 122 Maryland Avenue Northeast. For more information call 202-713-9726 or visit “JFK [hyphen] media [hyphen] Assassination [dot] com”.

Friday November 24th, The UNIA-ACL Woodson Banneker Jackson-Bey Division 330 hosts a forum on current events in Zimbabwe featuring journalist and community organizer Obi Egbuna plus Afro-Latino and African American interaction via DC Afro-Latino activists, 7:00 to 9:30 PM at Umoja House, 2015 Bunker Hill Road, Northeast, DC. For more information call 301-789-4784 or visit online “UNIA Division 330 [dot] org.”

Mark your calendars on Tuesday November 28th when Africa World Now Project and BloomBars present the screening of The Story of Lover’s Rock, by Menelik Shabazz–the story of the uniquely Black British sound that developed in the late 70s and 80s against a backdrop of racial tension and sound systems, 7 to 9 PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, Washington, DC. For more information call 301.300.1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

Mark your calendars on Saturday, December 2nd, when Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ’s Board of Social Action will hold a “Used Book and Miscellaneous Sale Fundraiser” to raise money for Plymouth Church’s continued operation and social justice programs, from 1 to 4 PM at 5301 North Capitol Street, Northeast in the Church parking lot. For more information, contact Renee Bowser at (202) 882-1733 or email; “Social Action [dot] Plymouth UCC [at] Outlook [dot] com”.

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Wednesday November 15th, Filmmaker John Barbour will host a free screening of his film The American Media and the 2nd Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 5:30 to 7:30pm at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, School of Communication/McKinley Building, Room T-01. Seating is limited. For more information call 202-713-9726.

Also Wednesday November 15th, is a free screening of COINTELPRO 101, on the nefarious history of the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program that targeted many human rights activists of color, and their allies, 7 pm in the Nyumburu Cultural Center on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. For more information, email “NYUMBZ (at) umd [dot] edu” or call 301-314-7760.

Monday, November 20th is the book launch for “Ralph Fasanella: Images of Optimism,” with co-author Marc Fasanella, whose new book showcases the vibrant images of the social conscience of his renowned father, Ralph Fasanella the activist whose megaphone was his paintbrush, 7 to 8:30 pm at the Takoma Busboys and Poets, 234 Carroll Street NW. For more information visit on line “IPS [hyphen] DC [dot] org [slash] Events” or call 202-787-5229.

Mark your calendars on Wednesday November 22nd, when Filmmaker John Barbour will host another free screening of his film ‘The American Media and the 2nd Assassination of President John F Kennedy’, 2 to 5pm at Mott House 122 Maryland Avenue Northeast. For more information call 202-713-9726 or visit “JFL [hyphen] media [hyphen] Assassination [dot] com”.

Mark your calendars on Tuesday November 28th when Africa World Now Project and BloomBars present the screening of The Story of Lover’s Rock, by Menelik Shabazz–the story of the uniquely Black British sound that developed in the late 70s and 80s against a backdrop of racial tension and sound systems,7 to 9PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, Washington, DC. For more information call 301.300.1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

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