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Agnes Scott College’s Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Campus Center and the Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion are proud to collaborate with Emory University, Georgia State University, and Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights on this Native American Heritage Month community conversation to be held tomorrow, Saturday, November 14th at 10:00 a.m.

The event titled “This Land Tells A Story: Decatur’s Indigenous African Connection” will feature Beth Michel, MPH, Tohono O’odham citizen, Associate Dean of Admission and Lead for Native American Outreach at Emory University; Natsu Taylor Saito, Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University; John Winterhawk, Member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation; and Akinyele Umoja, Ph.D., Professor ofAfrican-American Studies at Georgia State University. It will be moderated by Fonta High, Co-Chair of Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights. Yves-Rose Porcena, Vice-President for Equity and Inclusion at Agnes Scott College will deliver the opening remarks.

To attend, please go to Beacon Hill Conversation.

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The Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights is fighting to educate the residents of Decatur through art but they need your help! Donations will go to the artists who contribute their talent to creating art from the perspectives of communities who are often marginalized. You can place donations through Beacon Hill’s ‘Art for the People’ GoFundMe! #DecaturGA

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the-artistThe Artists at Beacon Hill Studios invite the community to their 4th Annual Studio Tour on Friday, September 25 from 5 until 9 pm and on Saturday, September 26 from 3 until 7 pm.  The event will also include outdoor sculpture in the open courtyard and sculptural welding demos, as well as music performed throughout the evening. The Tour is a special benefit for the Decatur High School Arts Program and 20% of any artwork sole will be donated to them. Suggested donation at the door is $5.

For more information please visit www.beaconhillstudios.org.

After visiting the Studios on Saturday night, make a night of it and head on over to the Old Courthouse Square for the month’s final Concert on the Square featuring Geoff Achison.

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