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Archive for Month: January 2017

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 […]

Black Business Bazaar Vendor Sign Up

Thank you for your interest in this year’s event. Registration is now closed. Please stay tuned for more information on upcoming events as it becomes available.

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 […]

TRU Dialogue: A Youth-Led Forum

A common complaint from young people and youth advocates is that adults spend alot of time talking at youth…speaking for them…or completely silencing them altogether. This panel is to shift the power of dialogue and conversation. The intention is to create an opportunity for youth to be able to speak […]

You Cant Jail the Revolution: Stop SB285

In Indiana, Republican legislators have sparked outrage after introducing a bill that would empower police to remove protesters blocking traffic using “any means necessary.” Organizers and activists opposed to the legislation have dubbed it the “block traffic and you die” bill. The bill is being pushed by Indiana Republican state […]