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August 2017

The Wake

August 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Madame Walker Theater,
617 Indiana Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
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Wake: (v.) 3. to become cognizant or aware of something; awaken; waken (n.) 1. a watch or vigil held beside the body of someone who has died, sometimes accompanied by ritual observances including eating and drinking. 2. the track of waves left by a ship or other object moving through the water The tracks, the waves that hit us as we move are the elements of anti-blackness. Police brutality, education inequity, food insecurity, Mass incarceration and school to prison pipelines,…

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DONT SLEEP Discussion Series: Whose Streets

August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Georgetown 14 Digital Cinema,
3898 Lafayette Rd,
Indianapolis, IN 46254 United States
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Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, WHOSE STREETS? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists and teachers from around the country…

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Operation Care Kit

August 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Englewood Christian Church,
57 N Rural St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
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Join us as we make care kits for our friends experiencing homelessness!

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$10

Revitalizing the Village

August 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center,
40 W. 40th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208 United States
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As we gear up for the upcoming school year, we recognize that there will be many opportunities and challenges ahead of us. We want to ensure that our students, our parents and our educators feel empowered to face whatever comes their way! To that end, It is important to continue to discuss mental health and wellness, and to equip ourselves with tools and resources that help us navigate a potentially stressful educational environment. Join us on Sunday August 13th at…

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February 2018

Know Your Rights Workshop

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Edna Martin Christian Center,
2605 E 25th St
Indianapolis, Indiana 46218 United States
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Tru Dialogue Pt. 2

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center,
2990 W 71st St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
Indianapolis, IN United States
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For Immediate Release AN EMPOWERED YOUTH-CENTERED RESPONSE TO ADDRESSING YOUTH-CENTERED CONCERNS CAN ONLY BE ESTABLISHED THROUGH TRU DIALOGUE Indianapolis, In (February 3, 2018) – Bloom Project Inc., DONT SLEEP, Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center, and Tru Colors join together to provide a platform for some of the most profound Indianapolis youth to speak to youth mentors, policy makers, and law enforcement that impact youth. In Indianapolis, there is an overwhelming amount of victimization occurring towards our young citizens. In addition,…

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Chili of Wakanda

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center,
2990 W 71st St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
Indianapolis, IN United States
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August 2018
$10

DONT SLEEP Presents: The Wake 2018

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Silver Centre Event Hall,
10202 East Washington Street Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46229 United States
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Tickets are now on sale!!! https://thewake2018.eventbrite.com 100% of proceeds will be donated to the following local nonprofit organizations (Voices Corp, Center of Wellness for Urban Women, and Kephrw Institute) as well as $5 from every ticket sold being donated to The Bail Project in the name of Kalief Browder Inspired by the book: In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe, "The Wake" combines Art and Activism in a way never seen in the city, let alone the…

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Emancipation Address 2018

August 4 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center,
2990 W 71st St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268
Indianapolis, IN United States
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Emancipation Address 2018 is officially lit!!! Presentation of our Colors (Red, Black & Green)- Big D’s Percussion Drumline “Lift Every Voice” - Brianna Martin Libation Ceremony - Shelley Covington Spoken Word Performers: Earl E. Townsend, Carla Footman Emancipation Address: Nationally recognized black liberation activist and community organizer and Essence Magazine “Woke 100” honoree, Leslie Mac About the Speaker: A Brooklyn born & raised activist and a first generation American of Jamaican ancestry, Leslie Mac works every day to lift up…

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Black Owned Business Block Party 3!

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Flanner House,
2424 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN United States
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Join Don’t Sleep and more than ONE HUNDRED Black Owned Businesses from 11:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 5 at Flanner House located at 2424 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, Indianapolis. Black owned businesses across numerous industries will be present sharing expertise and resources with attendees. Industries include, but are not limited to health and wellness, beauty and personal care, barber and beauty, food, jewelry and accessories, fitness, media and photography, art and graphic design, financial planning, employment services, non-profits,…

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