The BlackLivesMatter Pratt Teach-In is Back!

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#ShutEmDown Pratt ’17

February 23, 24, & 25 at Pratt Institute
This year’s teach-in features artists from all over the country as well as carefully curated workshops – all free & open to the public!
 
Take a look at what’s in store for our 2017 BlackLivesMatter Pratt Teach-In and free free to spread the word to friends and family by sharing events on FaceBook. 
 
We hope to see you soon!
BLM Pratt

 

Breaking Bread on MLK Day

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Breaking Bread on MLK Day
Monday, January 16 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Higgins Hall, 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breaking Bread on MLK Day is a time for the Pratt community to come together and celebrate and reflect on the works and teachings of Dr. King, and the efforts that continue in his name today. This event will be held Monday, January 16, 2017 in the Higgins Hall Auditorium from 4-6 PM.

Featuring performances by spoken word poet and activist Dominique Christina, BK Slam, Brotherhood Dance Troupe, and Jive Poetic of BKHP

This event is open to Pratt students, faculty, and staff. Community members intrerested in attending can contact blm@pratt.edu or csim@pratt.edu.

Questions?
Mahogany L. Browne, Black Lives Matter Program Director, blm@pratt.edu
Colby Sim, Assistant Director for Student Engagement, csim@pratt.edu

Self-Care with Chauvet Bishop

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Self-Care with Chauvet Bishop
Tuesday, November 1 from 12:45pm to 1:45pm AND
Thursday, November 3 from 12:45pm to 1:45pm
The Center, Main Hall, Pratt’s Brooklyn Campus

Massage therapist and artist, Chauvet Bishop, will lead participants through a workshop to promote self-care and healing. There will be two sessions of this workshop and participants are encouraged to attend both or either. Light refreshments will be provided.

Screening of 13th

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Screening of 13th
Thursday, October 27 at 4:30pm
The Center, Main Hall, Pratt Institute

BlackLivesMatter Pratt will be screening renowned filmmaker, Ava Duvernay’s, latest film, 13th. 13th explores the ramifications of the 13th amendment to the US Constitution which made slavery illegal, except in cases of punishment. In America today, Black and Latino people make up an overwhelming majority of our prison populations, 13th explores the institutionalized racism that created this reality.