Augusta – Screening of “13th” – Tue, Mar 14, 5:30 pm

The Central Savannah River Peace Alliance is hosting a screening of Ava DuVernay‘s documentary 13th on Tuesday, March 14, 5:30 pm, at the Headquarters Library, Room A, at 823 Telfair St in Augusta. The film explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. Discussion to follow.

Admission is free and open to the public. Room is wheelchair accessible. Share on Facebook and Twitter.

Kenneth Campbell on Black History Month

Each of the past few years, I have made presentations to youth groups celebrating African American history, particularly during the month of February, which we recognize as Black History Month. These groups include Scouts, mentoring programs, and church groups.

In each presentation, I make it a point to say that Black History is American History. If American History were taught as such, we would not need Black History Month or presentations. But, sadly, it isn’t.

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50 Years Ago: Dr King’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech Called Out Racism, Materialism and Militarism

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s Beyond Vietnam speech, delivered April 4, 1967. A passionate defense of nonviolence, King called out his own government as the “greatest purveyor of violence in the world,” condemning the Vietnam war, a war that was consuming resources needed to remedy poverty and injustice a home. King went “Beyond Vietnam” and warned we would be rallying behind similar causes for a generation unless we correctly diagnosed America’s problem.  King called for a revolution in values in America from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society that valued human beings above material gain.  Here are some resources to learn more: Continue reading “50 Years Ago: Dr King’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech Called Out Racism, Materialism and Militarism”

Simple Justice Black Lives Matter Open Mic/Community Meeting, Columbia, Jul 5, 7pm

Modjeska Monteith Simkins House, 2025 Marion St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201

the Royal African Company Presents … in Collaboration with the New Danger World Changers
A SIMPLE JUSTICE BLM EDUTAINMENT

#HoityToityTUESDAYS
an open mic, community meeting afterwork social soul network mixer.
THE BLACK MARKET: FEATURED VENDORS
Prysmatic Jewels Creations Royal African Company,
IZEGBE HONEYpot Pearls

ART WORK BY:
Omari Fox LaToya Thompson SaBrina Jeffcoact Valencia Goodwin PERO

Special guest ARTISTS: Frank MARTIN LIBERATION#9
TABU

SHEDJEWEL SCHEDULE-
6pm- Welcome MIX & Mingle

6:30 pm- Community Poster Session- Who’s Who in Community

7PM- The ARTISTIC African Origins of Class & SOUL:
From Royalty to JIggy a historical perspective of ART & CULTURE By Frank Martin

7:30 pm OPEN MIC