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12:00 pm

Week of Action to FreeBresha Teach-In

April 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UIC Latino Cultural Center, 803 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL United States

Bresha Meadows’ next court hearing is scheduled for April 17, 2017. Bresha is still incarcerated and facing serious charges for defending herself and her family against deadly abuse. Since April is sexual assault awareness month, we also want to call attention to criminalization itself as sexual violence. People who are incarcerated are subjected to mandatory […]

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5:00 pm

Opening Reception: #AiWeiwei

April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago , IL United States

Join us for an opening reception of the #AiWeiwei exhibition. Image credit: Illumination, 2009

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5:30 pm

Noche de Poetas: Restoration & Maintenance

April 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UIC Latino Cultural Center, 803 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL United States

Noche de Poetas Restoration & Maintenance of Communities Join Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS), Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA), and Students for the advancement of Freedom, Equality and Human Rights (SAFEHR) for the last Noche de Poetas (Poetry Night) of this Spring semester. OPEN MIC! Don't miss out […]

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6:00 pm

Are We Really Going to Live Forever?

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Pritzker Auditorium at Harold Washington Library, 400 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

Are We Really Going to Live Forever? The Promises and Perils of Artificial Intelligence From the Twilight Zone and Star Trek to George Orwell’s 1984, artists have been helping us imagine artificial intelligence (AI) for decades. Now, technology has caught up to what artists have been dreaming up, and AI is already transforming the way […]

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Public Newsroom #14: David Stovall

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Build Coffee, 6100 S Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States

Dr. David Omotoso Stovall is a professor of Educational Policy Studies and African-American Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago. His research interests include critical race theory, school-community relationships, youth culture and the relationship between housing and K-12 school systems. During this Public Newsroom Dr. Stovall will pose the following question: does the city engineer […]

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10:00 pm

Tropikal Shakes : Future Rootz Son Sistema

April 13, 2017 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Simone’s, 960 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States

Tropikal Shakes : monthly island vibes w/ Future Rootz #SonSistema : AfroQbano + Slomo + Sound Culture + The Ponderers + #Giroscopio + + and friends

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