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In honor of Black History Month, there will be a screening of UPF's award-winning film- Prince Among Slaves. Please click here to register for free tickets. Prince Among Slaves In 1788, the slave ship Africa set sail from the Gambia River, headed for American shores with its hold laden with hundreds bound in chains. Eight months later, a handful of survivors found themselves for sale in Natchez, Mississippi. One of them, 26-year-old Abdul Rahman Ibrahima, a highly educated African prince,…Find out more »
The Khayrallah Center invites you to an evening of poetry and conversation with renowned Arab American poet Nathalie Handal. Nathalie Handal will do a reading, followed by a Q&A session. Parking is free in the Entrepreneurship Garage. For more information, please contact Ms. Kristen Porter: email@example.com. Handal is the author of several works and editor of the groundbreaking classic The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology, winner of the PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Book Award, and named…Find out more »