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DONT SLEEP DISCUSSION SERIES: I Am Not Your Negro (Recap)

DONT SLEEP Discussion Series: I Am Not Your Negro was a MONUMENTAL success. Thanks in no small part to such an amazing film and the prophetic words of James Baldwin. Thank you to the attendees who made this event a legit sell out with folks seated in the aisles. Thank […]

DONT SLEEP Discussion Series: I Am Not Your Negro

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time […]

Where is the Love

In the wake of comments made by Kim Burrell and other incidents throughout our long and storied history with the church; the Black community and its relationship with those who are also LGBTQ has been a tumultuous one once religion is involved. Is the phrase “Hate the sin, love the […]

DONT SLEEP Discussion Series: Hidden Figures

On January 7th, 2017 at 1:00pm we will be hosting a panel discussion centered on the marginalization and perseverance of Black Women in Research and STEM fields. This discussion will be held immediately following a presentation of the new biographical comedy-drama film Hidden Figures starring Taraji P. Henson (as Katherine […]

DONT SLEEP Discussion Series: “The Birth of a Nation”

On Saturday, October 8th, 2016, DONT SLEEP will be hosting two panel discussions at 1:00pm and 5:00pm respectively to discuss the issues and concerns regarding the movie “Birth of a Nation” Panel 1 @ 1:00pm (movie showing at 2pm): discussing the historical narrative of Nat Turner and his importance to […]