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Claude Marks is the Project Director of The Freedom Archives, a political, cultural oral history project in SF. He is a former political prisoner who served time for a conspiracy to break a Puerto Rican political prisoner out of Leavensworth. Claude taught ESL, literacy, writing and history inside. He will speak about the the San Francisco Premiere of COINTELPRO 101, Sunday, October 10, 2010, at 4 and 7 pm at Mission Cultural Center of Latino Arts in San Francisco, CA, 2868 Mission Street. Suggested donation $10, youth $5. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Soffiyah Elijah and the filmmakers we speak after the program. Regina Y. Evans is a Poet, Storyteller and Playwright from Oakland, Ca. She is the Writer of Echo: A Poetic Journey Into Justice, a theatrical performance designed to bring awareness to the horrors of sex trafficking/slavery. "Echo: A Poetic Journey into Justice," braids together the fabric of poetry, Negro Spirituals and movement in an effort to shine a light upon the extraordinarily similar threads that run between present day sex trafficking/slavery and past day African-American slavery. The work has two performances, Saturdays, Oct. 9 & 16, both at 7 PM at the City of Refuge United Church of Christ, 1025 Howard Street, San Francisco. It is a fundraiser for several organizations combating child sexual exploitation. Visit echopoeticjustice.blogspt.com; Executive Director: Mbarouk Saad & Project Director: Alice Aida Ayers of creativesolutionszanzibar.co.tz join us to talk about an event this weekend: Creative Solutions Africa, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, 6-9 PM at the Afrikan Children's Advanced Learning Center, 959-33rd Street, Oakland. We close with Barbara Thompson, Ph.D., Phyllis Wattis Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas, about two exhibits: Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diasporas and the new exhibition opening Wed., Oct.13,2010: "Vodoun/Vodounon: Portraits of Initiates." There is a blessing at 5.