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Buy Tickets PATRISSE CULLORS: When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir January 25, Thursday, 7:30 pm Hosted by Cat Brooks First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St, Oakland Buy Tickets DANIEL ELLSBERG: The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner February 1, Thursday, 7:30 pm Hosted by Larry Bensky … Continued

February 21 2018


As U.S. Capitalism Declines, Change Is Needed, So Listen Up. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs.


February 7 2018


Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. Hosted by Joanna Manqueros.


February 1 2018


The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. Hosted by Larry Bensky.


Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement … Continued

Against the Grain

Frederick Douglass on Race and Democracy

Born a slave, Frederick Douglass became a leading figure in the abolitionist movement. Juliet Hooker recognizes Douglass as a democratic thinker, one who looked to Latin America for instruction and inspiration. Hooker discusses Douglass’s views toward African-American emigration, the contemplated U.S. annexation of Santo Domingo, and the Haitian Revolution. Juliet Hooker, Theorizing Race in the … Continued

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