Events From Third Coast Activist

Screening of “Terms and Conditions May Apply”
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This documentary exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it, if anything.
The screening is part of the “Controversy & Conversation” series, a collaboration between the Austin Public Library and the Humanities Institute’s Difficult Dialogues Program at the University of Texas. More information online.

Location: Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez St., Austin, 78702
– See more at: http://www.thirdcoastactivist.org/events/screening-of-terms-and-conditions-may-apply/#sthash.tmfP46Ze.dpuf

Texas Social Justice Series: Education
Date: May 7, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The third of a four-part series on the fight for social justice in Texas will focus on education. Panelists will discuss legal cases leading up to the Brown v. Board of Education decision and Texas’ role in shaping Supreme Court decisions of the era, along with analysis of the state of educational opportunity today. The panel will include University of Texas professors Eric Tang (African and African Diaspora Studies), Norma Cantu (Education and Law), and Leonard Moore (History).
This program is presented in partnership with the Social Justice Institute at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Civil Rights Project. More information online.
Location: Bob Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, 78701 (Congress and MLK)
– See more at: http://www.thirdcoastactivist.org/events/texas-social-justice-series-education/#sthash.bKsn13LO.dpuf

Jane’s Walk: East Austin History Tour

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Because of gentrification and increased transit access, East Central Austin, a vibrant area at the heart of Austin’s African American community, is in transition. This tour celebrating that history is part of Jane’s Walk USA, a series of free neighborhood walking tours aimed at bridging social and geographic gaps and creating a space for cities to discover themselves.

Tour guides will be Bertram Allen (W.H. Passon Historical Society), Tara Dudley (UT School of Architecture), Stephanie Jarvis (former director of the French Legation Museum), and Harrison Eppright (African American Cultural Heritage Center). The tour lasts about three hours. Organizers plan to stop for lunch at the end of the tour for those who want to eat together. More information online.

Location: meet at the French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St., Austin, 78702
– See more at: http://www.thirdcoastactivist.org/events/janes-walk-east-austin-history-tour/#sthash.95yNV6Fp.dpuf

Screening of “At the Death House Door”

Date: July 2, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This documentary investigates Texas’ 1989 execution of Carlos DeLuna, after prosecutors ignored evidence about another man who bragged to friends about committing the crimes of which DeLuna was convicted.
The screening is part of the “Controversy & Conversation” series, a collaboration between the Austin Public Library and the Humanities Institute’s Difficult Dialogues Program at the University of Texas. More information online.
Location: Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez St., Austin, 78702
– See more at: http://www.thirdcoastactivist.org/events/screening-of-at-the-death-house-door/#sthash.Yk2Alhn0.dpuf

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