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|Black August Oakland - A Three Day Weekend of Resistance|
|Date||Friday August 21|
|Time||6:30 PM - 12:30 AM|
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2313 San Pablo Ave
Oakland CA 94612
- info [at] qilombo.org -
|Organizer/Author||Black August Organizing Committee|
|originalbaoc [at] dragonspeaks.org|
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.Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 18th, 2015 10:38 AM
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."
Speakers, Workshops and Performers to be announced soon.
More information coming soon
For questions and concerns please email: shangoabiola [at] gmail.com
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.