||Angela Davis in Chicago
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INCARCERATION AND DETENTION: RACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS is a forum Friday, April 2, 7 p.m., Assembly Hall, International House, 1414 E. 59th Street, Chicago, with a keynote address by Angela Y. Davis. The forum continues Saturday with panel discussions. Call (773) 702-8063, email@example.com .
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