- Past Event Conference / Symposium
Anthemic songs of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, and Nina SimoneA power trio of vocalists backed by an all-female band pays tribute to a flagship of civil rights progress-*This event has passed.
Bing Concert Hall Studio
327 Lasuen St
Stanford, CA 94305
- Past Event
Sponsored by Camera as Witness Stanford Arts and the World House Project the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of LawCamera as Witness Stanford Arts presents the MOVING FORWARD series as part of the World House Documentary Film Festival in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-*This event has passed.
- Past Event
Sponsored by Office for Religious & Spiritual LifeMartin Luther King, Jr. Multifaith Celebration with Dr. Lerone A. Martin, Director of the Stanford Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, preaching.-*This event has passed.
- Past EventThe King & Faith Interreligious Symposium brings together scholars and the general public in interreligious discussions on themes of justice in varied religious traditions.-*This event has passed.
- Past Event
Sponsored by The World House ProjectA documentary film festival featuring films speaking to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of the World House-*This event has passed.
- Past Event Lecture / ReadingWebinar hosted by Stanford Historical Society, honoring the legendary Emanuel B. “Sam” McDonald, grandson of formerly enslaved persons-*This event has passed.
- Past Event Lecture / Reading
A conversation with Dr. Shirley J. Everett, Senior Associate Vice Provost for Residential & Dining Enterprises
A Journey to Excellence Diversity, Equity & InclusionHighlighting the accomplishments, achievements, and lessons learned as Black staff at Stanford-*This event has passed.
Monday, June 21, Noon-1 pm (PST)
Join in this free, online panel discussion, "Freedom was not Free" on Monday, June 21, Noon-1 pm (PST) in honor of the history of Juneteenth with narratives from Stanford staff and their families who are descendants of enslaved people.
Ayodele Thomas, Ph.D. Office of Graduate Education (OGE); descendants of Ballew-Broaddus-Simpson-Noland family from Central Kentucky
Jim Embry, Father of Ayodele Thomas; descendants of Ballew-Broaddus-Simpson-Noland family from Central Kentucky
Lettie McGuire, Stanford ACES Aware ECHO, Stanford Medicine; descendants of Lettie Mae (Long) Smith & Thomas Charles Smith from Waco, Texas. Taken from: Ivory Coast, Benin, Nigeria
View the "Freedom was not Free" flyer for full details
FOODS OF THE BLACK DIASPORA COOKING DEMONSTRATION | June 18-25
Come join Executive Chef Terry Braggs for this 30-minute demonstration as he prepares catfish étouffée and raspberry lemonade.
He will also provide recipes for:
Grilled peach coleslaw
Smokey black-eyed peas
Southern baked macaroni & cheese
Beet cornbread with honey butter
Juneteenth Library Guide
Juneteenth commemorates the date June 19th, 1865 when enslaved people in Texas finally learned they were free. This Juneteenth Library Guide is available to teach about this monumental yet overlooked event and contains:
- Juneteenth African American Independence Day Overview by Stanford Librarians
- Stanford Sources on Juneteenth
- Additional Background Information from Stanford Librarians, the National Museum of African American History & Culture, and the Equal Justice Initiative
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