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January 2020

A Tribute To Dr. Carter G Woodson and The Continuing Challenges of Miseducation

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E. Oakwood Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653 United States
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Upcoming lecture by Dr. Greg Carr' Chair and Professor of African Studies at Howard University. Dr. Carr will lecture on "A Tribute To Dr. Carter G Woodson and The Continuing Challenges of Miseducation." This is a Black History Month Kick Off Program that is aimed at inspiring African people in America to revitalize our Movement to study, research, write and teach African history from an African Centered perspective. Dr. Woodson made profound contributions to our project of reclaiming African history…

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February 2020

My America: Pablo Cartaya

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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$10

In conjunction with AWM’s special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today, we present a series of conversations with leading contemporary writers about their latest work and their thoughts on themes of identity, home, belonging and the meaning of what it is to be American. Join us in welcoming bestselling author and actor PABLO CARTAYA, who’ll discuss what it’s like writing as a Cuban-American and his newest book, Each Tiny Spark, a deeply moving middle grade novel about a…

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My America: Layla Saad

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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$10

In conjunction with our special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today, we present a series of conversations with leading contemporary writers about their latest work and their thoughts on themes of identity, home, belonging and the meaning of what it is to be American. Join us in welcoming speaker, writer, podcaster and racial justice advocate LAYLA SAAD, whose hit workbook Me and White Supremacy teaches people how to dismantle privilege within themselves so they can stop (even unconsciously)…

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Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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$10

Filmmaker FREDERICK LEWIS presents his feature length documentary Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask, a film about the life and legacy of the first African American writer to gain international fame. Lewis will introduce the film and lead a post-screening discussion. About Paul Laurence Dunbar: Born to former slaves in Dayton, Ohio, where he was boyhood friends with the Wright Brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) is best remembered for his poem “We Wear The Mask” and for lines from “Sympathy”…

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German History: Konflikt, Kultur & Kabarett In Weimar, 1919 to 1933

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 13, 2020

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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$200 – $220

Join DANK Haus for their German History course Konflikt, Kultur & Kabarett In Weimar, 1919 to 1933! Over 16 weeks, they will be studying the tumultuous Weimar period in Germany from the culture of Kabarett to the political conditions that led to the rise of the Nazi Party.

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