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African American Art, Fort Huachuca, and World War II – El Mirage
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African American Art, Fort Huachuca, and World War II – El Mirage

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
El Mirage Senior Center, 14010 El Mirage Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335 United States
Free

Fort Huachuca, in Sierra Vista, is the surprising site of a remarkable story of African American art during World War II. Central to the chronicle is Arizona painter Lew Davis. The base was home to two black divisions, and Davis painted murals for the two segregated officers’ clubs. For the black officers’ club, Davis produced... Read More

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5:30 pm

Is This Racist? Racial Literacy and Social Media – Coolidge

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Coolidge Public Library, 160 W. Central Avenue
Coolidge, AZ 85128 United States
Free

Is This Racist? Racial Literacy and Social Media Dr. Kathy Nakagawa, Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation Many parents and educators avoid conversations about race and racism with their children and students, yet young people are regularly exposed to images, stories, videos and statements that reflect racial societal attitudes. This exposure often comes through... Read More

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6:30 pm

FRANK Talks: Challenges to Democracy from the Extremes – Glendale

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library, 19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
Free

Challenges to Democracy from the Extremes Dr. Albrecht  Classen, University of Arizona, Department of German Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies The recent death of a demonstrator in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the ongoing tension between political parties, highlights the danger of ideological extremism in the U.S. What is Neo-National-Socialism? How do we address ideological extremes... Read More

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