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February 2015

Black Lives Matter (Event 1 of 8)

February 9 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Introductory session for the  eight-part series we think vital to any sense of community in contemporary America. Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and…

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Rory Fanning Author Event

February 11 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Days before U.S. Army Ranger Rory Fanning left the military , his comrade and unit-mate Pat Tillman was killed in action in Afghanistan. Tillman, the celebrated NFL star who became a poster-boy for patriotism, had quietly turned against the U.S. war effort, a sentiment that Fanning, after two tours of duty in Afghanistan, echoed as a conscientious objector and newly minted antiwar activist as he walked across the U.S. for the Pat Tillman Foundation. Fanning will share insights from his journey…

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THE MERGER – a comic and craft workshop on heart-mending and peace-making

February 14 @ 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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The Queerpocalypse Comic Collective and Craft Circle presents this awesome event focusing on how to channel creativity toward life-affirming ends. Recommended donation $1-5, but none turned away. For more info, contact madqcc@gmail.com.  

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Black Lives Matter (Event 2 of 8)

February 23 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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March 2015

Black Lives Matter (Event 3 of 8)

March 9 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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Black Lives Matter (Event 4 of 8)

March 23 @ 6:30am - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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April 2015

Black Lives Matter (Event 5 of 8)

April 6 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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Black Lives Matter (Event 6 of 8)

April 20 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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May 2015

Black Lives Matter (Event 7 of 8)

May 4 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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Black Lives Matter (Event 8 of 8)

May 18 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative,
426 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Over eight bi-monthly discussions, we’ll be discussing key questions of how and why we arrived at where we have in race relations nationally and locally: What can we learn from earlier struggles in our own state? How did activists challenge systemic racism in the past? Was black-led resistance effective and, if so, how? What was the role of allies? How did the forces of hate and the powers of the state respond? Potluck to start each event, presented by Rainbow…

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