Black Lives Matter: Rebels, Radicals & Revolutionaries

    February 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    La Cocina restaurant
    201 N Court Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85701


    Come celebrate Black History Month by hearing stories of resistance and rebellion at the beautiful La Cocina Restaurant and Cantina.


    Our venue is limited to 300. We will now be selling advance tickets through Eventbrite:

    Music provided by local artists Lando Chill and M. C. Salvador.
    Stories, poems, and songs provided by:
    Pennelys Droz
    Anto Russell
    Teré Fowler-Chapman
    Zaira Livier
    DiAngele Augustus
    Lola Rainey
    and more…

    tickets are:
    in advance – $5
    at the door – $10

    RSVP via FB:

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).

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