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Bucknell’s Multicultural Student Services… EVENTSBucknell’s Multicultural Student Services is offering a few events that my be of interest to the BUEC Google Group:

  • Monday, September 23 — “Environmental Racism”: Carol Burnett and Frances Whittington, co-founding members of the DelCo Alliance, a grassroots environmental group in Chester, PA, will share their experiences in fighting environmental hazards in their under-resourced community. Lecture in Hunt Hall from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 24 — “Laid to Waste” is a 52-minute documentary that examines the impact of a group of waste processing facilities on the Chester, PA, neighborhood in which they are located. Residents question the repeated selection of their neighborhood as a destination for trash and infectious waste. Film showing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the IEA Multipurpose Lounge (ELC 045) on the ground floor of the ELC. The film trailer: http://www.ejnet.org/chester/
  • Monday, September 30 — “Food Justice”: Scholar Dorceta Taylor (University of Michigan) and community organizer Malik Yakini (Detroit Black Community Food Security Network) will present a panel discussion on the topic of food security in Walls Lounge from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 3 — “Fruitvale Station” is a dramatic film written based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Station in Oakland, CA. Film showing at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre. Discussion with Professors Dave Ragland (Education) and Anthony Stewart (English) will follow immediately after the film. Presented by the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender, Multicultural Student Services, and the Political Science Department. The film trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceVVVils8z4


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