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Calendar of Events

James Foreman, Jr.

Sunday, August 13th, 2-4pm, Oakland Store JAMES FORMAN, JR. Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America   “James Forman, Jr. tells the fascinating story of mass incarceration from the ground up. We see the heartbreaking stories of young people whose life prospects a

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Annual Marcus Garvey Celebration

Sunday, August 20th, 12:30-3:30 pm, Oakland Store – At the Mural Annual Celebration of the Honorable Marcus Garvey’s Birthday.   This tribute to Marcus Garvey will be hosted by internationally renowned activist, Brother Jahahara Alkebulan-Maat, former Co-Chair of N’Cobra, a

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Upcoming Events

Letters from Langston Author

Evelyn Louise Crawford and MaryLouise Patterson, Letters from Langston