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May 2016

Countering ISIL Messaging and Recruitment

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Dorsey & Whitney,
701 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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How can we break ISIL’s brand? The Islamic State’s propaganda machine exploits social media to propel a violent narrative that is abhorrent to most of the world—but has strong appeal to a small number of young men and women who are vulnerable to their messaging. The United States is working with allies in the Middle East to discredit ISIL in the information space. Part of the strategy includes the State Department’s new Global Engagement Center, designed to empower credible voices…

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Lunch and Learn with Margaret Bullock

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tacoma Art Museum,
1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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TAM’s Curator of Collections and Special Exhibitions, Margaret Bullock, discussions the art and artist behind the exhibition Edvard Munch and the Sea. Bring your own lunch, or come early to order something delicious from the TAM Cafe. Each Lunch and Learn talk takes place during the lunch hour and features a guest speaker to bring knowledge and depth to a particular exhibition curring showing at Tacoma Art Museum.

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Complex Exchange: Media | Representation (Free)

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seattle Art Museum,
1300 First Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Media | Representation with organizer Elmer Dixon and artist Davida Ingram May 4, 7–9pm At SAM Free with ticket RSVP: http://bit.ly/1WwwYDp. Complex Exchange features presenters and practices that reference black experience and the lives of people of color from a local context. Presented in partnership with the Northwest African American Museum, Complex Exchange pairs Seattle community members from varying disciplines in a series of conversations related to issues of race, power, and politics of representation. Artists, technologists, activists, writers, and…

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African American Film Series: Eve’s Bayou

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Seattle Public Library,
Central Library, 1000 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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A young girl learns some difficult lessons about truth, love, and fidelity in this critically-acclaimed Southern gothic drama. Eve Batiste (Jurnee Smollett) is a ten-year-old girl whose father Louis (Samuel L. Jackson) is a successful and well-liked doctor in an African-American community in Louisiana....Eve's Bayou was the first project as writer-director for actress Kasi Lemmons; leading man Samuel L. Jackson also co-produced. Rated R Join us for the African American film series celebrating black actors, directors and films depicting the…

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Screening of Cinco de Mayo, La Batalla (Director in attendance!)

May 5 @ 6:30 pm
Shoreline Community College- International,
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133 United States
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Join us for the screening of the movie Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla on May 5th at 6:30pm @ Shoreline Community College. Get to know the real Importance of this date and what is celebrated through this wonderful production. Q&A after the movie with Director Rafa Lara, followed by a small reception. About the movie: On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one…

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Black Laughs Matter

May 5 @ 7:00 pm
Erickson Theatre Off Broadway,
1524 Harvard Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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Seattle Central's College Activities Board welcomes Comedian Anthony Robinson for a night of laughs and fun. Host & opening act: Cyprus Richardson

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