We Don’t Talk About Race Here. How Impression Management, Niceness, and Conformity Stifle Change: An Outsider Perspective

Program for March 8, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Michèle Foster, Professor and Sherman Family Endowed Chair of Urban Education Research/Executive Director, Urban Education Research Center

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying? Is Single Payer Possible? Is Closing Overseas Military Bases Possible? (third of a series)

Program for March 1, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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David Carson (non-cellphone owner and convener), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey (media specialist), and, Ray RiepenRAY, (retired bookseller and convener)

Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion.

Discussion link: tomdispatch/authors/WilliamAstore

On April 5, the book, This Changes Everything, by Naomi Klein will be discussed.

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Let’s Make the World a Better Place and Save the Human Race

Program for February 22, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Winston Apple,  Founder of PopulistinAction.org,  author of  Edutopia, A Manifesto for the Reform of Public Education.

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ELEVENTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY KELSO MEMORIAL: There is More to Evolution Than Natural Selection

Program for February 15, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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Mindy L Walker, Ph.D., Evolutionary Geneticist, Associate Professor of Biology, Rockhurst University

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OTZI: The Ice Man

Program for February 8, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Dollard_Judy

Judy Dollard, Professional geographer and retired teacher activist

We’ll examine details of the discovery of human remains of 5000-year-old Chalcolithiz man found in the Italian Alps

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying? – Mercenaries and the Americas (second in a series)

Program for February 1, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Moderators: David Carson (non-cellphone owner and convener), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey (media specialist), and, Ray RiepenRAY, (retired bookseller and convener)

Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion.

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THIRD ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: Re-framing the Dialogue on Race in America

Program for January 25, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301mann

Rev. Sam E. Mann, D. Min., Civil rights activist

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The Rise and Fall of the PACE program (Program for Adult Continuing Education) in KC area Community Colleges started in 1980

Program for January 18, 2015, 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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Fred Whitehead, Poet, freethought historian, author and activist

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Prophetic Fire: King, Poverty and Social Justice in the 21st Century

Program for January 11, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Dr. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr., Senior Pastor at St. Mark’s Church, Kansas City, Missouri, “The Place for Christian Empowerment in The Urban Core

Diana and Bob Suckiel will lead the group in civil rights and freedom songs the first part of this presentation.

 

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying?

Program for January 4, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Conveners: Dave Carson (non-homeowner), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey, (media specialist), Ray Riepen, (retired impresario)

Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion

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