CineCulture, Filmworks present ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ March 10

Poster for film "I am Not Your Negro"

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series and Fresno Filmworks present two screenings of the Oscar-nominated documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, at the Tower Theatre (815 E. Olive Ave.). “I Am Not Your Negro” is a powerful reinvention of civil rights activist James Baldwin’s unfinished book “Remember This […]

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CineCulture presents ‘Agents of Change’ Feb. 24

Cineculture Agents of Change

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series presents “Agents of Change” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium. From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April 1969, the […]

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Civil rights leader James Lawson Jr. spoke at Fresno State

James Lawson

~ Photo above courtesy of Vanderbilt University ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communication specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities The Rev. James Lawson Jr., widely regarded as a pioneer of nonviolent tactics in the American civil rights movement, spoke to a full house on Feb. 23, in the North Gym 118. The Rev. Dr. […]

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Fake news in journalism talk kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Ethics lecture series

~ Reprinted from The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]

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Ethics Center presents event focusing on anti-Muslim, anti-Arab discrimination Thursday

The Ethics Center presents “Anti-Muslim, Anti-Arab Discrimination and Civil Rights” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, as part of the Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series. This panel discussion will focus on civil rights and discrimination aimed at Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans. The free, public event will be in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business Building, […]

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