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Join us for an interactive class and discussion forum on dismantling oppression in the new era of resistance. Shamell Bell, PhD will be my special guest facilitator.Date/Time: New Updated Class Dates! (No class on Thanksgiving)Nov 5th 6:30PM - 8:30PM ESTNov 12th 6:30PM - 8:30PM ESTNov 19th 6:30PM - 8:30PM ESTDec 3rd 6:30PM - 8:30PM ESTDec 10th 6:30PM - 8:30PM ESTRSVP for all 5 weekly sessions for $199. A portion of the proceeds will be going to BAGLY & Teen Empowerment BostonDiscussion topics will include:•Practicing Anti-Racism•Which Black Person Do I Follow (ProTip For Free: All Of US)•Tangible Allyship•Examining Misogynoir•Black Queer Antagonism•Agitation and DivisionIf you are experiencing financial hardship, please e-mail for accessibility options.About Shamell Bell, PhD: "Visionary Instigator" of Street Dance Activism and Global Dance Meditation for Black Liberation, Dr. Shamell Bell is a mother, community organizer, dancer/choreographer, educator, and documentary filmmaker. Bell received her PhD in Culture and Performance at UCLA’s World Arts and Cultures/Dance department. She received her M.A. in Ethnic Studies from UC San Diego and B.A. with Honors in American Studies and Ethnicity specializing in African American Studies at the University of Southern California. Dr. Bell is currently a Lecturer of Somatic Practices and Global Performance at Harvard University and Lecturer of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College. Her work on what she calls, "street dance activism" situates street dance as grassroots political action from her perspectives as a scholar, dancer, and choreographer. Shamell’s research examines street dance movements in South Central Los Angeles through an autoethnographic and performance studies lens. Her street dance experience includes featured roles in music videos, award shows, and tours. An original member of the #blacklivesmatter movement, beginning as a core organizer with Justice 4 Trayvon Martin Los Angeles (J4TMLA)/Black Lives Matter Los Angeles to what she now describes as an Arts & Culture liaison between several social justice organizations. She also consults for social justice impact in the tv, film, theater and music industry. Website Link: @shamellbell @SDanceActivismInstagram: @shamellbell @streetdanceactivismFacebook: and course outline to come.

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