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Black August Oakland - A Three Day Weekend of Resistance

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Date:
Friday, August 21, 2015
Time:
6:30 PM - 12:30 AM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
Black August Organizing Committee
Email:
Location Details:
2313 San Pablo Ave
Oakland CA 94612
- info [at] qilombo.org -
(510) 338.7933

In the spirit of solidarity with those who have and continue to struggle for justice from behind walls of the concentration camps of amerikkka, The Black August Organizing Commitee, MXGM Oakland, Oakland Jericho and Qilombo Oakland will be hosting a Black August conference from August 21st-23rd noon-10pm or (later each day) at Qilombo and Afrikatown Community Garden in West Oakland, CA. The conference will have political speakers, cultural solidarity performances and workshops around resisting the Prison Industrial Complex and promoting Women's health.

Day 1 Will have Keynote speakers and a dialogue about Black August History and Resistance today

Day 2 Will have Cultural Solidarity performances promoting Black August Resistance and promoting Women's health

Day 3 We will have Political Workshops relevant to Black August Resistance and promoting Women's Health.


"They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away."
George Jackson

Speakers, Workshops and Performers to be announced soon.

More information coming soon

For questions and concerns please email: shangoabiola [at] gmail.com
Added to the calendar on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 10:38AM
§Hugo Pinell Vive!
by Black August Organizing Committee
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Notice this program takes place over a three day span. Some details, participants and and format are subject to change, while others are TBA day of.
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