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NYC Sankofa Discussion Circle: Who are the "Hidden Figures?" Women & the Black Liberation Movement

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NYC Sankofa Discussion Circle:  Who are the "Hidden Figures?" Women & the Black Liberation Movement

Time: May 25, 2017 from 6:15pm to 8:45pm
Location: The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College
Street: 1534 Bedford Ave. 2nd floor
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY 11216
Event Type: discussion
Organized By: Sankofa Community Empowerment, Inc
Latest Activity: May 23, 2017

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Throughout the history of Africans in America the narrative for our struggle for liberation has been imbalanced. Often we recognize, discuss, and celebrate the powerful men who fought for our freedom while not shedding ample light on the women who were the engines in the movements for liberation.  This month our Sankofa session will celebrate the  "hidden figures", our women freedom fighters. 

Through an exploration of past and current examples participants will be challenged think about the contributions of Black women, have they secured their place in history on equal footing as their male comrades and how we can highlight a more balanced perspective for the continued fight for our liberation going forward?  
DATE: Thursday May 25th 

TIME: 6:15 pm to 8:45 pm Sharp! 

LOCATION:
The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College 1534 Bedford Ave. 2nd floor Brooklyn, NY 11216
Entrance is on Bedford Ave. btw Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place. Ring the bell and the security guard will buzz you in.  
 
YOU MUST HAVE PHOTO ID! 

Directions: Take the 2/3/4/5/S train to Franklin Ave or the B49 bus to Bedford and Eastern Parkway

Light snacks will be served (first come first served of course!). **Sankofa Discussion Circles are for all who identify as African descendant people***

 

For Info: nycsankofa@gmail.com

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