ASUW Student Disability Commission announce events featuring Leroy Moore and Krip Hop Nation

ASUW Student Disability Commission announce events featuring Leroy Moore and Krip Hop Nation

Broken Bodies, PBP: Police Brutality Profiling. Fri. Feb. 10, 5:00-7:00 pm. University of Washington, Odegaard Library, Room 220

Under 1 Nation: Zulu & Krip-Hop. Sat. Feb. 11, 5:00-9:00 pm. University of Washington, Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall 225

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Title: Broken Bodies, PBP: Police Brutality Profiling:
This workshop will talk about POOR Magazine and its connection to the issue of police brutality in the disability community featuring Leroy Moore. Police brutality in the disabled community will be discussed as well as how Hip-Hop artists use their talents in cases of police brutality. Leroy will also discuss the origins of Krip Hop Nation and talk about current projects and activism opportunities. There will be audio and visual cases by Hip Hop artists with disabilities and participants will have the option to do an exercise based on these cases.

Title: Under 1 Nation: Zulu & Krip-Hop. When: Sat. Feb. 11, 5:00-9:00 pm. Where: University of Washington, Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall 225. This a multimedia presentation featuring Hip-Hop performances by artists with disabilities including Leroy Moore and King Khazm. Using Hip-Hop as a cultural platform, police brutality and profiling within the disability community will be discussed as well as the justice system's relationship to the Black and disability community. This presentation will feature music, audio, and film presentations as well as a panel discussion.

These are Accessible & Scent/Fragrance-Free events. For more information on how to be scent-free, check out: http://www.peggymunson.com/mcs/fragrancefree.html. For other access requirements, please contact the Disability Services Office at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or email dso@u.washington.edu

Co-sponsors: ASUW Black Student Commission, ASUW Queer Student Commission, AccessSTEM Supporters: Disability Advocacy Student Alliance (DASA), Rainy Dawg Radio, ASUW Arts & Entertainment. NEED MORE INFO OR INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING? Volunteer interpreters, greeters, etc needed! Email Lee at lestead@uw.edu for more info!

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