From the collection "Can You Hear me Now" by F. Geoffrey Johnson
Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
CURRENTS is a visual art exhibit featuring works by F. Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren. The exhibit features works by two men from two very different generations. Geoffrey is in his 60’s grew up influenced by “Jim Crow” laws and the Civil Rights Movement; while Kerly in his thirties sites the influence of Hip-Hop culture as a major factor in shaping his sense of identity and politics.
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 7:00pm - Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 10:00pm
CURRENTS: Black Men's Cultural Activism - A Visual Arts Exhibit, with poetry, music and film is a visual art exhibit featuring artworks by F. Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren. The exhibit features works by two men from two very different generations. Geoffrey is in his 60’s grew up influenced by “Jim Crow” laws and the Civil Rights Movement; while Kerly in his thirties sites the influence of Hip-Hop culture as a major factor in shaping his sense of identity and politics.
Voices from the Front Line moderated by theAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Georgiaat AFSC Georgia Peace Center
A new report asserts that anti-Muslim prejudice has worsened in recent years, but argues the trend could be reversed with greater community outreach....The report, "Same hate, New Target: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United States," was released June 23 by the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the University of California Berkeley's Center for Race and Gender.
A three hour gathering with an introduction by a moderator then experts will share analysis followed by a Q&A on the local and global implications of Arab Spring. We will Skype in several folks who have witnessed and participated in non-violent revolutionary actions in the Middle East. We will have a panel of local folks from different Arab American Communities in Atlanta speak. There will delicious food, and more. This program is presented in collaboraton with WAM partner The Arab Spring Committee.
Join us for the Opening Reception for Windows and Mirrors.
Windows and Mirrors is a collaboration of more than 40 artists from around the world, including U.S. students. Forty-five, 4-foot by 6-foot panels, each uniquely designed by an artist or group of artists, comprise one large display memorializing Afghan civilian casualties.
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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