February 28, 2008 — Vol. 43, No. 29
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Stephen and Paul Kendrick
Dynamic father and son writing duo share with us the words from their latest examination of history; Douglass and Lincoln: How a revolutionary Black Leader and a Reluctant Liberator Struggled to End Slavery and Save the Union. Dedicated to exploring historical race relations, the Kendricks’ have achieved yet another sterling publication. 6 p.m. FREE. Museum of African American History, 46 Joy St., Boston. RSVP: 617-725-0022x25 or rsvp@afroam museum.org.


The Boston Children’s Chorus’ Nine Choirs “Dreams Come True” Concert
Concord Baptist Church, 191 Warren Ave., Boston at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available online at bostonchildrens
or at Children’s Chorus office, 112 Shawmut Ave., from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon-Thurs. Some tickets available at door. $10 for adults and $5 for children under 18. Contact Mary Ann Newcomb at 617-778-2242, ext. 230.


Gordon Human Rights Lecture “A Twenty-First Century, Global View of Racial Justice”
Lecture at noon; panel discussion “Human Rights And Racial Justice In Our Communities” at 2:15 p.m. Panelists: Barbara Ferrer, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission; Alan Jenkins, Executive Director, The Opportunity Agenda; Daniel Losen, Senior Education Law and Policy Associate, The Civil Rights Project, Harvard Law School; Gay McDougall, UN Special Expert on Racial and Ethnic Minorities; Byron Rushing, Massachusetts State Representative. Moderator: Margaret Burnham, Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law. 400 Huntington Ave., Room 97, Boston. Contact information: p.voorhies@neu.edu or 617-373-7470.


Teen Safety in Schools
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Cambridge-Middlesex chapter will hold its monthly meeting. Dr. Nancy Rappaport, Director of School Programs at Cambridge Health Alliance and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, will give a presentation titled “Prescription for Safety – Helping Teens and Schools.” Dr. Rappaport, an expert on school violence and school-based health centers, will discuss the stresses on adolescents within the school context, and the interventions that can support students. The meeting will take place at the Cambridge Hospital campus of Cambridge Health Alliance, 1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge from 7-9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Contact: Jane Martin of NAMI Cambridge-Middlesex, 617-984-0527.



Berklee’s Women Musicians Network Presents Its 11th Annual Concert
Berklee’s Women Musicians Network (WMN) is proud to announce its 11th annual concert, at the Berklee Performance Center. The concert includes artists in styles ranging from blues and rock, to alternative folk, jazz, and contemporary classical. The show is composed, arranged, produced, and performed by Berklee women students under the direction of faculty members Lucy Holstedt and Christiane Karam. This year’s concert features a guest appearance by alumna MIDI marimba player Vessela Stoyanova with her rock band Fluttr Effect. WMN also welcomes back Boston-based worldbeat band Zili Misik. The Women Musicians Network concert is $10, all ages, and begins at 8:15 p.m., at the Berklee Performance Center, located at 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. Please call 617-747-2261 or visit www.berkleebpc.com for more information.

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