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No Borders Film Screening and Fundraiser

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Sat, 09/23/2017 - 6:00pm to 10:30pm

(En español abajo)

Join Black Rose / Rosa Negra - Austin as we host the Austin premier of "No Borders: Social Struggles Across the U.S.A.," with the first two of an eleven episode web series created by a Chilean media team which spent months traveling across the US to learn about social movements and the daily resistance to capitalism.

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MonkeyWrench launches publishing venture with Bob Jensen

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Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

MonkeyWrench Books launches its collaborative publishing venture with the release of Robert Jensen’s chapbook, We Are All Apocalyptic Now: On the Responsibilities of Teaching, Preaching, Reporting, Writing, and Speaking Out. In this new work, the University of Texas professor http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~rjensen/index.html argues that we must honestly face the scope of the destabilizing changes that are underway.

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Indigenous Resistance to Megaprojects in the Americas

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Sun, 01/20/2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Indigenous Resistance to Megaprojects in the Americas Tane Ward, an Anthropology/Native American and Indigenous Studies Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas, reports back from research with the Iku pueblo of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in northern Colombia.

Ward will focus on indigenous resistance to megaprojects (mines, dams, ports and other state-sponsored development projects), critiquing the liberal rights paradigm and focusing on anti-state/anti-capitalist decolonization as a form of solidarity.

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Ran Moran Memorial Gathering

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Date: 

Sun, 01/27/2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

RAN MORAN MEMORIAL GATHERING
Date: January 27, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Friends and comrades of longtime Austin radical activist Ran Moran will celebrate his life with a memorial gathering. Austin activists know Ran from his tireless work for social justice in the antiwar movement, labor struggles, and Palestinian rights. Ran’s steadfast presence at organizing meetings, protests, and programs was an inspiration to others. His sense of humor and dancing livened up many gatherings.

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Communities of Color and Higher Education: Bridging the Divide

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Sun, 11/11/2012 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

 

Sunday, November 11, 3:30-5:30 pm

Communities of Color and Higher Education: Bridging the Divide

While the U.S. Supreme Court is deliberating on the fate of affirmative action in Fisher v. University of Texas,Quilombola (formerly the Austin Black and Brown Alliance) is sponsoring a panel with scholars, teachers, organizers, and students to discuss how access to higher education affects communities of color on a more local level.

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“The Return of Navajo Boy” screening and reception

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Fri, 10/12/2012 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

 

 

Friday, October 12, 1-3 pm

“The Return of Navajo Boy” screening and reception

This documentary reunited a Navajo family and triggered a federal investigation into uranium contamination. “The Return of Navajo Boy” tells the story of Elsie Mae Begay, whose history in pictures reveals an incredible and ongoing struggle for environmental justice. 

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“Food for Black Thought” Symposium

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Fri, 09/28/2012 - 7:00pm to Sat, 09/29/2012 - 5:00pm

 

Friday and Saturday, September 28-29

“Food for Black Thought” Symposium

The “Food for Black Thought” symposium will explore Black experiences with food and the food system, past and present, in Austin and beyond. Scholars and community organizers will come together for discussions about the social, political, and economic aspects of food.

 

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Liveable City Mixer: There's No Place Like Home

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Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

 

There’s No Place Like Home

October 22nd
5:30pm - 7:00pm
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location to be determined - visit http://www.liveablecity.org/announcements/theres-no-place-like-home/ for updates

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Undocubus: Breaking the Isolation of Immigrant Detention

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Sat, 08/04/2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

 

Saturday, August 4, 5 pm

Undocubus: Breaking the Isolation of Immigrant Detention

Undocumented immigrants are participating in a ride for justice from Arizona to the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina. Along the way they will be stopping in various cities, including Austin, to tell their stories and to encourage community members to get involved in the struggle for migrant justice.

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