This afternoon is a talk with Simon Balto, Graduate Student of History at UW-Madison, titled “Politics and Policing in Black Chicago.” This is hosted by the UW’s Comparative U.S. Studies as part of its 2014-2015 Racial Justice and Incarceration Lecture Series, the Havens Center, and the Young, Gifted, and Black Coalition. This is at 4pm in Room L160 of the Elvehjem Building, 800 University Avenue. For more info, search on Facebook for Black Lives Matter Spring Speaker Series.
Tonight is a screening and discussion of the film “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet.” This documentary explores 50 years of the environmental movement, including grassroots and global activism from conservation to climate change. This is at 7pm at Willy Street Co-op West, 6825 University Avenue. For more info, visit sustaindane.org.
Tonight’s Socrates Cafe topic is “Is Our Selfish, Drugged Ways Serving to Better Society in a Capitalistic, Fragmented Global Economy?” This is at 7pm at Michelangelos, 114 State Street. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.