May 6 & 7, 2009
All Events are Free and Open to the Public
MAY 6, 2009
EMPHASIZING LOCAL ORGANIZING IN THE BAY AREA IN THE SPIRIT OF THE ACTIVISM OF MALCOLM X.
11 AM - 12:30 PM | JACK ADAMS HALL
“The Truth behind the original Malcolm X mural and what it represents…”
Panel featuring the artist Refa 1
A multimedia presentation and discussion about the events surrounding the original
San Francisco State Malcolm X mural.
3 - 5:30 PM | JACK ADAMS HALL
Film: Life and Death of Malcolm X
A film screening and discussion about the life of Malcolm X.
Light refreshments will be served.
6 - 8:30 PM | JACK ADAMS HALL
Panel: Mobilizing the Bay - Local Organizing Efforts in the Struggle for Justice
A panel featuring special guests discussing the issues of gentrification, the death of
Oscar Grant, and Environmental Racism.
- Alicia Garza from P.O.W.E.R. (People Organizing to Win Employment Rights)
- Dr. Dawn-Elissa Fischer, Africana Studies Department , SF State
MAY 7, 2009
EMPHASIZING THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN ADVANCING THE LEGACY OF MALCOLM X.
10 AM - 12 PM | JACK ADAMS HALL
Panel: Durban Conference Review
A panel discussing the conference of racism that was held in Durban. Listen to participants follow-up on what was discussed during this gathering and present updates on issues regarding contemporary racism.
- Sara Kershnar
- Monadel Herzallah
- Kali Akuno
12 - 2 PM | MALCOLM X PLAZA
A variety of speakers including students sharing their thoughts regarding the significance of Malcolm X.
- MC’s: Black Student Union (BSU)
- Mama Ayanna, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
- Backery, Uhuru Movement
- Imam Abdul-Malik
2:30 - 4:30 PM | JACK ADAMS HALL
Malcolm X in the Age of Obama: Black Liberation Now More Than Ever.
Panel featuring Sam Anderson, Mama Ayanna, and Backery
A panel sharing information regarding the preservation of Malcolm X in New York, international perspectives in the struggle for liberation, and the movement to fight oppression.
7 - 9:45 PM | JACK ADAMS HALL
The “Truth” Talent Show
“Truth is on the side of the oppressed.” -Malcolm X
Dropping knowledge and truth in the evening with some of SF State’s finest poets, musicians, dancers, and artists. Support efforts of BSU to send clothing to the UNITED AFRICAN ALLIANCE COMMUNITY CENTER and show solidarity by supporting local arts and entertainment. All proceeds will go to the
United African Alliance Community Center.
Added by student center on June 8, 2009