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May 5 , 2006
DH 06 RH41
Contact: Russ Hudson,
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Black and Brown Dialogues’ Panel on Unity and Coalition Building to Be Held May 8 at CSU Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA— A free public discussion about contemporary relations and interactions between African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos, called “The Black and Brown Dialogues: Unity and Coalition Building,” will be held at from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, May 8, at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Radio personality and community activist Dominique DiPrima will be the moderator.

Panelists leading the discussion include Elaine Parker-Gillis, professor, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio; Irene Vasquez, professor and chair, Chicana/o Studies Department at CSUDH, and a past president of the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies and co-editor a PCCLAS book; Ed Negrete, professor in the Division of Graduate Education at CSUDH; and Ron Wilkins, professor in Africana Studies at CSUDH, as well as a documenter of relations between African-descent peoples and Hispanic-descent peoples, especially in Mexico.

The discussion will be held in room A 103 in La Corte Hall, which is immediately east of Toro Center Drive and across from parking lot 6. Lot 6 is accessible by entering at Tamcliff Street-Toro Center Drive off Victoria Street, which is between the 91 and 405 freeways and east of the 110 freeway from the 190th Street exit. One-hundred-ninetieth Street becomes East Victoria Street.

Parking is $3. Parking permits are available from the yellow dispensing machines at the perimeters of parking lots.

CSUDH is on the east side of Avalon Boulevard at 1000 East Victoria Street. The Home Depot Center is on the CSUDH campus.

For more information about “The Black and Brown Dialogues,” call (310) 243-3327.

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Last updated May 5, 2006, 3:27 p.m.,
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