Friday, October 5th @ 8PM (doors open at 7:30PM)
Oval Auditorium, Diana Center, Barnard College (Enter gates on 117 Street & Broadway Avenue)
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Join us for an exhilarating night of socially conscious music, theater, poetry, and hip-hop to kick off the Russell Tribunal on Palestine.
Bringing together an eclectic mix of luminaries and Russell Tribunal jurists, including Alice Walker, Angela Davis and Dennis Banks, with a brilliant lineup of artists, including Suheir Hammad, the Mahina Movement, Remi Kanazi, Ismail Khalidi, Peace Poets, Tahani Salah, the Columbia Palestinian Dabke Brigade, and many others!
This will truly be a memorable night to launch a groundbreaking tribunal. This event is free and open to the public.
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+ Angela Davis: a juror at the RToP, a civil right icon, an award winning author, and a former prominent member of the Black Panther Party.
+ Alice Walker: a juor at the RToP, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, an award winning poet, and a celebrated activist.
+ Dennis Banks: a juror at the RToP and a world renowned activist, writer, and co-founder of the American Indian Movement.
+ Suheir Hammad: An award winning poet, author, and political activist. She is the author of Breaking Poems, Zaatar Diva, Born Palestinian, Born Black,and Drops of This Story.
+ Ismail Khalidi: An award winning Palestinian American playwright, poet, and actor. He is the playwright of Tennis in Nablus and Truth Serum Blues.
+ Peace Poets: A community based arts collective that aims to create safe spaces for youth to express themselves artistically and discover their true potential as community members and leaders.
+ Remi Kanazi: Palestinian-American poet, writer, and activist. He is the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine and the editor of Poets For Palestine.
+ Mahina Movement: A 3-woman trio who combine poetry and song to tell stories of the personal and political wrapped with courage, strength and awareness of human struggle.
+Tahani Salah: Performer, poet, and activist based in Brooklyn.
+ Columbia Palestinian Dabkeh Brigade: The Dabke Brigade was formed as a means of artistic resistance to the cultural and physical occupation of Palestine.
And many more!
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