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Sekou Odinga & Matt Meyer

Saturday, November 18th,  6:30pm Oakland Store In 1969, 21 members of the fledgling New York Black Panther Party were rounded up by the FBI and the NYPD in an attempt to disrupt and destroy the organization. Their trial was the longest-running case in NY history – with a short one-hou

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Tyson Amir & Malik Wade

Sunday, December 10th, 2-4:00pm Oakland Store Tyson Amir, Black Boy Poems & Malik Wade, Pressure: From FBI Fugitive to Freedom Tyson Amir is an internationally-known rapper with a poignant message, electrifying cadence, and enlightening lyrics. In Black Boy Poems, Tyson combines h

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Michael Eric Dyson

Friday, December 15th, 7:30pm Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco Michael Eric Dyson, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America Bestselling author and eloquent, highly profound lecturer, Michael Eric Dyson will be in discussion with Carvell Wallace as part of the Cit

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Upcoming Events

Letters from Langston Author

Evelyn Louise Crawford and MaryLouise Patterson, Letters from Langston