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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Random House), she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.

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Antonio Maceo to Malcolm X – Black Liberation and Cuba (LIVE EVENT)

A discussion on the relationship between the Black Liberation Struggle, the Cuban Revolution and Southern African Liberation. Topics discussed: 1. View documentary Black and Cuba 2. Panel Discussion on African Americans who’ve visited Cuba 3. What’s this mean for our current moment?

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Events Calendar

A listing of events in the San Diego Area related to Black Art, Culture and Academia read more

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

In March 1931, a freight train crowded with homeless and jobless hoboes left Chattanooga, Tennessee, bound for points west. A short time after it crossed into Alabama, a fight erupted between two groups of hoboes, one black and one white. The train was stopped by an armed posse in the tiny town of Paint Rock, Alabama. Before anyone knew what had happened, two white women stepped from the shadows of a boxcar to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers aboard the train.

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