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11:30 am Families Belong Together | Peaceful Action Protest
Families Belong Together | Peaceful Action Protest
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
The U.S. government lost track of some 1,475 immigrant children, perhaps more, who were placed in sponsor homes. At least 389 migrant children have been separated from their families since a federal judge ruled to stop the practice in June 2018. Families are still being separated at an alarming rate. Babies and young children continue to be exposed to inhumane conditions. WE MUST CONTINUE TO BRING AWARENESS OF THIS ISSUE TO OUR COMMUNITIES AND TO MAKE A STAND AGAINST THIS PRACTICE. Please join us for a PEACEFUL PROTEST on SATURDAY, … Continued
12:00 pm AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY @ Tassafaronga Center
AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY @ Tassafaronga Center
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  The All African People’s Revolutionary Party and Eastside Arts Alliance invite you to African Liberation Day, featuring solidarity statements from the Haiti Action Committee, performance by Mistah Fab, food and more!     66607
1:00 pm Reception & Book Talk: Ghosts of Gold Mountain @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Reception & Book Talk: Ghosts of Gold Mountain @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Book talk and signing with Gordon H. Chang for Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese who Built the Transcontinental Railroad. GHOSTS OF GOLD MOUNTAIN: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, on sale May 7, 2019) by award-winning scholar Gordon H. Chang is a groundbreaking account that draws on unprecedented research to recover the Chinese railroad workers’ stories and celebrate their role in remaking America. An invaluable correction of a great historical injustice, GHOSTS OF GOLD MOUNTAIN returns these … Continued
3:00 pm Earth Strike: Now or Never Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Earth Strike: Now or Never Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Governments worldwide, especially the US, are failing to act on climate change.  Hundreds of millions if not billions will face the wrath of natural disasters that an be prevented through cooperative action.  They won’t listen – we need to force them. Rally the world for a general strike!66592
3:00 pm KPFA Movie Matinee: Mi Familia @ New Parkway Theater
KPFA Movie Matinee: Mi Familia @ New Parkway Theater
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
“When I was born here, this was Mexico, and where I die, this is still Mexico.” El Californio, from Mi Familia. A second-generation Mexican immigrant narrates his family history, beginning with the journey of his father, Jose, across Mexico to Los Angeles where he meets Maria, and starts a family. Each subsequent generation contends with political and social hardships, ranging from illegal deportations in the 1940s to racial tensions and gang fights in the ’60s and ’70s. Yet through it all, or perhaps because of it, the family remains strong. Join … Continued