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Minnijean Brown Trickey with Juno Award Winner Shad. Conversation with an Activist From Past to Present: Strategies for Change

In partnership with UBC Go Global, Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge, Colour Connected Against Racism, and the Caribbean African Association

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 5:00 PM (PST)

Vancouver, British Columbia

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Conversation with an Activist

 From Past to Present: Strategies for Change

Featuring “Little Rock Nine” Member Minnijean Brown Trickey

and Juno Award winner Shad

 UBC sociology student Leila Trickey is teaming up with “Little Rock Nine” member Minnijean Brown Trickey and hip hop musician Shad for a special evening of dialogue and empowerment titled Conversation with an Activist.  From Past to Present: Strategies for Change. The event will be followed by a reception.

 

This event will take placeWednesday, November 30, 2011 at 5pm at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues Multipurpose Room, located at 6476 NW Marine Drive in Vancouver. The event is free, but donations are encouraged and RSVP is required by contacting global.lounge@ubc.ca.

 

Minnijean Brown Trickey is one of the nine African American students, known as the “Little Rock Nine” who desegregated Little Rock Central High School in 1957, with protection from federal troops.  She has continued as a peacemaker, social justice activist worldwide. Shad (Shadrach Kabango) is a bright, exceptionally gifted, emcee from London, ON. Shad is known for his humor, passion, pain, creativity and socially conscious lyrics.

 

In a discussion with Shad, Minnijean will share her experience in Little Rock and a life of activism from origins to present.  Join us while we engage these two great minds on a single stage.

 

This event is made possible in partnership with Go Global, Colour Connected Against Racism, the Caribbean African Association and the Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre at UBC.

 

In January 2012, through Go Global UBC, Leila Trickey will embark on a four-month International Service Learning experience in Uganda.  She will be working alongside members of the Uganda Association of Community Libraries on issues of literacy and primary education at either Kitengesa or Busolwe Community Library in rural Uganda. Donations from this event will support Leila’s International Service project.

 

For more information: global.lounge@ubc.ca

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Liu Institute for Global Issues - UBC
6476 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2
Canada

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 5:00 PM (PST)


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In partnership with UBC Go Global, Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge, Colour Connected Against Racism, and the Caribbean African Association

Colour Connected Against Racism is an AMS resource group that provides support and information to students who feel alienated and disempowered due to discrimination. They organize events on various issues pertaining to ‘Peoples of Colour’, and lobby the University and other institutions to implement necessary changes.

The Caribbean and African Association (CAA) is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse clubs on campus, and represents more than 100 countries. With the intent of promoting Caribbean and African based initiatives on campus, the CAA works directly with other clubs to foster community, diversity and leadership skills

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