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Past Civil Writes Project Events

Here are just some of the past events in conjuction with THE CIVIL WRITES PROJECT, Just Buffalo’s open forum to grapple with issues of race and segregation and express experiences with these topics.

BABEL: Toni Morrison

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Virtual BABEL: Ta-Nehisi Coates Reading Groups – SOLD OUT (03.16.2021 – 04.13.2021)

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

BABEL Reading Group - Ta-Nehisi Coates - 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Join Steven Peraza for three BABEL Virtual Reading Groups covering the works of Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Dates:
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 (Between the World and Me) session full
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 (The Water Dancer) session full

Time: 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EST

Location: Virtual (via Zoom)

Prices:

  • $10 for single session

Limited Availability! Only 20 seats are available for each session, so register today!

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Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Virtual Freedom Conversation Tour

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center - Virtual Tour with Saladin Allah - March 20 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo NY
Teaching Artist:
Saladin Allah
Date:
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Time:
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. EST

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED***

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: Black Panther (Adult)

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Ta-Nehisi Coates Black Panther - April 10 2021 - Wakanda Alliance - Adult Writing Workshop - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Teaching Artist:
The Wakanda Alliance
Date:
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Time:
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EST

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Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Virtual Freedom Conversation Tour

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center - Virtual Tour with Saladin Allah - April 10 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo NY
Teaching Artist:
Saladin Allah
Date:
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Time:
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. EST

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Lucille Clifton’s Buffalo (Adult)

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Lucille Clifton's Buffalo - April 11 2021 - Kazim Ali - Adult Writing Workshop - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Teaching Artist:
Kazim Ali
Date:
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Time:
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EST

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Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Virtual Tour & Writing Workshop (Adult)

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center - Virtual Tour and Writing Workshop with Saladin Allah and Annette Daniels Taylor - April 17 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo NY
Teaching Artist:
Annette Daniels Taylor & Saladin Allah
Date:
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Time:
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. EST

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Virtual BABEL: Ta-Nehisi Coates (04.22.2021)

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Virtual BABEL - Ta-Nehesi Coates - 2021 - Just Buffalo Literary Center - Buffalo NY
Where: Online (via Crowdcast)
Dates: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Price: $25

Spring 2020 ticketholders will be able to convert their tickets to virtual tickets at no additional cost.

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Voices of Justice Poetry Slam (04.27.21)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Where: Live-streamed event
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Host: D’Youville College Honors Program

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Naila Ansari & Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton: Creating Space for Joy

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Where: The Space Between, 431 Ellicott St.
Dates & Times: Saturday, April 3 & 10, 12-4pm; Saturday, April 17 & 24 and May 1, 5-9pm; Saturday, May 8, 12-9pm
Host: The Space Between/UB Arts Collaboratory

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Labor’s Fruit: A Table Reading (05.09.21)

Sunday, May 9, 2021


Where: Virtual event via Zoom
Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM EST
Host: Prof. Kari Winter

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