Black P*ssy Power: Reclaiming Our Voices

    February 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    La Cocina Restaurant
    201 N Court Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    “Join BLM Tucson & the Tucson Second Chance Community Bail Fund as we celebrate Black History Month by laying bare the undeniable power and resilience of black women. Black P*ssy Power will be an evening of stories and live performances that capture the diverse experiences of black female identifying folxs of Southern Arizona.

    Tickets are $7.00 in advance ($8.30 w/ Eventbrite fee), $10.00 at the door- All proceeds will go towards BLM Tucson, the Tucson Second Chance Community Bail Fund, and the artists!”

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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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