Description: On Tuesday, Jan. 22 (the day after the MLK Jr Holiday) at 1:00 pm in the Allen Courtroom, the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee will host attorney Steve Porter who will deliver a speech about Dr. King. Steve was the chair of the law school speakers committee in 1967 and arranged for Dr. King to speak at the law school in the Allen Courtroom less than a year before Dr. King’s death.
Description: Speaker: Professor Neve Gordon, Professor of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University
Prof. Gordon writes on issues relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and human rights. He is the author of Israel’s Occupation, coeditor of Torture: Human Rights, Medical Ethics, and the Case of Israel, editor of From the Margins of Globalization: Critical Perspectives on Human Rights, and a regular contributor to Al-Jazeera, In These Times, and the National Catholic Reporter.
Co-Sponsored by: Department of Anthropology, Department of Political Science, Social Change Program, the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, and A&S Dean’s Office
Description: Free Admission— the public is invited to attend
The concert provides an excellent opportunity to experience a variety of music performed by an HBCU choir. The choir will perform traditional church music, anthems, masses and contemporary gospel songs. North Carolina Central University is a public historically black university in the University of North Carolina System located in Durham, NC.
Description: “Soul Food Junkies” is a documentary about the history of African American food traditions, soul food’s present health effects and food justice. A discussion with film director Byron Hurt and a reception will follow the screening.
Description: The legacy of Mexican American farm worker and labor activist Cesar Chavez will be celebrated March 27-29 at the University of Louisville with a panel discussion, student marches and several documentary showings.
Description: Featured speaker: Jeff Obafemi Carr. This event is a part of CRI’s 2013 “Race and Masculinities Lecture Series.” It is co-sponsored by the Department of Pan-African Studies, Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, and the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research.