UN Climate Summit

The United Nations bolsters a global community committed to climate change action by holding a special summit this September. ISSUE • The Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA DATE • September 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • United Nations The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has convened a UN Climate Summit for September...

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Sammy Davis Jr’s ‘I Gotta Be Me’

The life of Sammy Davis Jr is brought to engaging complexity in a documentary that is cultural, personal, political. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, USA Time:  April 29, 2018, 7:15pm Sponsors: Brooklyn Academy of Music. Curators: Part of a BAMcinématek Series, New Voices in Black Cinema. Artists & Producers:...

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Miriam Makeba’s ‘Mother Africa’

A vivid documentary of her travel across America brings to life an unforgettable source of politics, music, inspiration. Genre: Film, Viewing Venue: Rice Media Center Rice Cinema (Rm. 100), Hoston, TX Time: November 12 2017, 4-6pm. Sponsor: Houston Cinema Arts Festival Performer: Documentary (Germany, 2011) directed By Mika Kaurismaki and written By Mika Kaurismaki...

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‘Black and British’

David Olusoga uncovers long, shared history between the British Isles and the people of Africa, drawing on new genetic and genealogical research, original records, expert testimony, contemporary interviews. Genre: Books, History. Full Title: Black and British: A Forgotten History Author: David Olusoga, award-winning British-Nigerian historian, writer and broadcaster. Publisher: Pan Macmillan...

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BEINGS Summit at Emory

Emory University hosts “Biotechnology and the Ethical Imagination: A Global Summit 2015” (BEINGS 2015), featuring a multidisciplinary array of speakers.  Genre: Sciences, Innovation, Bioethics, Biotechnology. Venue: Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dates: May 17-19, 2015. Sponsors: Emory University. Description: Delegates from all over the world will gather in Atlanta to produce a...

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