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Uhuru Week schedule (in honor of Marcus Garvey)

Once again, First Community Interfaith Institute invites the general public to our annual Uhuru Week events beginning August 11 and concluding August 17. All Uhuru Week events will take place at 219 Hamilton Street.

SUNDAY AUGUST 11: 4 pm-- Sylvester and Stacey Johnson Memorial/Student Doology Hour

MONDAY AUGUST 12: 5:30 pm--Brother Zeb Coleman will present a workshop on the Akan nation
                                           6:30 pm--Brother Leo White will present a workshop on the Igbo nation

TUESDAY AUGUST 13: 5:30 pm--Sister Nia will do libation on Louise Little and promote our Bottle Campaign (recycling program)

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14: 5:30 pm--Sister Joyce Serwa Balkum, author of Why Should I Cry!, does a book review

                                                 6:30 pm--Sister Kim Archie will present a workshop on the Sheba Nation

THURSDAY AUGUST 15: 5:30 pm--Sister Uwimana will present a workshop on the Yoruba nation
                                               6:30 pm--Brother Atiba will present a workshop on Ethiopia

FRIDAY AUGUST 16: 5:30 pm--Brother Brian Grffin will present a workshop on the Basuto nation
                                      6:30 pm-- Sister Shiminege will present a workshop on the Igbo nation

SATURDAY AUGUST 17: 8 pm: the 126th anniversary of Marcus Garvey's birth, we will host "Reflections of the Honorable Marcus Garvey"
                                                  
We hope you can come out to all seven events durung Uhuru Week.

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