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The Conversation: Book Talk Series Featuring Dr. Charles Chavis

The Conversation: Book Talk Series Featuring Dr. Charles Chavis

The Conversation is an open discussion series hosted by Bus Boys and Poets and African American Studies Program at George Mason University in collaboration with John Mitchell, Jr. Program for History Justice and Race at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. It provides a platform for authors and scholars in the DMV to discuss pressing their research in relation to issues at the intersections of race, peace, and justice. This episode features, "The Silent Shore The Lynching of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free State" by Charles Chavis

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An Evening with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

An Evening with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland

Civil Rights activist and iconic Freedom Rider Joan Trumpauer Mulholland visits George Mason University in conversation to commemorate 60 years since the Freedom Rides revolutionized the ways of protest and the faces of protest during the modern Civil Rights Movement. Segments of the documentary, An Unordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will also be featured. Moderated by Professor Charles L. Chavis, Jr., all are invited to join this virtual event to remember, honor and celebrate diversity in the ongoing fight for freedom.

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Fall for the Book Wins Inaugural ArtsFairfax Arts Innovation Award

Fall for the Book Wins Inaugural ArtsFairfax Arts Innovation Award

New in 2022, the Arts Innovation Award recognizes an organization that has implemented nontraditional or inventive approaches to their art form and has uniquely engaged audiences in the arts. In recognition of their forward-thinking literary programming, Fall for the Book is the Arts Innovation Award’s inaugural recipient.

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The 2022 Next System Speakers Series

The 2022 Next System Speakers Series

Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard, author of "Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice," headlines a series also featuring Jeremy Brecher (author of "Common Preservation"), Joe Guinan (co-author of "The Case for Community Wealth Building"), Yvonne Yen Liu (Solidarity Research Center), and Melissa Scanlan (author of "Prosperity in the Fossil-Free Economy").

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