Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Baltimore Activist Alert -- November 8 -- December 31, 2018

41] Redlining – through Dec. 31
42] Kristallnacht: A Deadly Turning Point – Nov. 8
43] Food Rescue Nov. 8
44] Mueller Firing Rapid Response – Nov. 8
45] Film QUEST – Nov. 8
46] PSR Visionary Leaders Dinner – Nov. 8
47] Connection to Nature, Psychological Well-Being, and Spirituality -- Nov. 8
48] Hear FRIAR ALESSANDRO – Nov. 8
49] 26th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium – Nov. 9
50] WIB peace vigils – Nov. 9
51] White House vigil – Nov. 9
52] Food Rescue – Nov. 9

41] – At 10 AM through December 31, check out Undesign the Redline exhibit, hosted by Choose Civility, HCLS Central Branch. Look for tickets at  This interactive exhibit explores the history of structural racism and classism, how these designs compounded each other from redlining maps until today, and how we can come together to undesign these systems with intentionality.  Tours, reading lists, events, and more details are at See

42] – On Thurs., Nov. 8 from 9:30 to 9:45 PM, know Kristallnacht: A Deadly Turning Point for Europe’s Jews, hosted by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, WDC 20002. Eighty years ago, the Nazis and their collaborators unleashed a coordinated, violent attack, destroying synagogues and Jewish businesses, arresting 30,000 Jewish men, and murdering nearly 100 Jews. Holocaust survivor Susan Warsinger was nine on the "Night of Broken Glass," also known as Kristallnacht. Join in live on Facebook for a conversation with Susan about the dramatic turn her childhood took after Kristallnacht at

43] – On Thurs., Nov. 8 from 4 to 5 PM, hosted by Food Rescue Baltimore, every Thursday until Feb. 7, 2019 at the Dovecote Café, 2501 Madison Ave., Baltimore 21217.  Bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. Visit

44] -- Here's a message from the host of the Mueller Firing Rapid Response.  It's on! Postpose anything that can be postponed. Meet from 5 to 6 PM on Thurs., Nov. 8 at the War Memorial Plaza- in front of City Hall. Please tell your friends, relatives, anyone you can reach. Show that Trump is Not Above the Law! Go to

45] Join WHUT and POVdocs for the close of the Community Film Series with a presentation of the award-winning film: QUEST.  This is a portrait of a family, filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade. Focusing on a family from North Philadelphia, beginning during the Obama presidency, Christopher "Quest" Rainey and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest," raise a family while nurturing a community of hip-hop artists in their basement home music studio. Epic in scope, QUEST is a vivid illumination of race and class in the USA and a testament to love, healing and hope. See it on Thurs., Nov. 8 at 6 PM at T H E A R C - BLACK BOX, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE. WDC 20020. Visit 

46] – Physicians for Social Responsibility is delighted to host the Visionary Leaders Awards Reception on Thurs., Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 PM at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, WDC 20004.  Some 200 health professionals, advocates, elected officials, and educators from across the country are expected to attend.  The Visionary Leaders Award, now in its third year, recognizes individuals and/or organizations for their exemplary efforts in advancing nuclear weapons abolition and/or addressing environmental risks to human health, including the catastrophic consequences caused by climate change through collaborations that strengthens the PSR mission.  Go to

47] -- On Thurs., Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 PM, get over to Connection to Nature, Psychological Well-Being, and Spirituality, hosted by The Natural History Society of Maryland, 6908 Belair Rd., Baltimore 21206. Tickets are at Find out why we love to be outdoors and why it's so good for us.   Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan will discuss how nature impacts human resilience and overall mental health, and the role of spirituality in this relationship. See

48] – On Thurs., Nov. 8 at 7:30 PM, hear FRIAR ALESSANDRO - Voice from Assisi, Italy, hosted by St. Camillus Church, 1600 St Camillus Dr., Silver Spring 20903. Friar Alessandro Brustenghi is a Franciscan Friar from Assisi, Italy and acclaimed international tenor. He is a charming and spiritual young man with a big operatic tenor voice whose musical message of hope, peace and brotherly love is resonating with audiences across Europe and America. Friar Alessandro is pleased to be returning once again to Washington D.C., and he is honored as well by the invitation to sing at St Camillus Church and happy that the proceeds will be going to the St Francis Emergency Fund. Check out

49] – The 26th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities will happen on Fri., Nov. 9 from 8:20 AM to 5 PM in the City View Room, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St.. NW, 7th floor, WDC 20052.  One of the Guest Speakers is Ambassador Cho Yoon-je, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S.  The Keynote Speakers are Donald Baker, University of British Columbia, and Hyaeweol Choi, University of Iowa.  And there are three separate panels.  The colloquium will continue on Sat., Nov. 10 from 9:30 AM to 2 PM in the Lindner Family Commons, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St. NW, Room 602, WDC 20052.  Hear from a fourth panel. The 26th HMS Colloquium ( is open to the public FREE OF CHARGE. However, reservations are required as lunch will be provided for both days. Email RSVP at

50] – On Fri., Nov. 9 from noon to 1 PM, join a Women in Black peace vigil. A vigil will take place in McKeldin Square at the corner of Light and Pratt Sts.  STAY FOR LUNCH at Baba's Kitchen.  Warm-up, dry off, and enjoy a vegetarian chili lunch and lots of good conversation. Bring a side or topping for the chili.  There are still places at the table; invite a friend to come along with you.

Another vigil is at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St, Baltimore. 21211. However, if weather is iffy, contact Anne at  Lunch will take place at 1 PM at the RPP Café, 830 W. 40th St., Baltimore 21211.

A third vigil will be in Chestertown, Kent County at Memorial Park at Cross Street and Park Row.  This vigil is looking for more peace bodies on the Eastern Shore.  Welcome to the network, Chestertown Women in Black.

Wear black. Dress for who knows what kind of weather.  Peace signs will be available. When there are others to stand with, you don't need to carry the burden alone. Do this to be in solidarity with others....when everything around us says “Be afraid of the stranger.” Carpool and parking available. Just send an email that you need a ride to:

51] – On Fri.,  Nov. 9 from noon to 1 PM, join the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker in a vigil urging the powers that be to abolish war and torture, to disarm all weapons, to end indefinite detention, to close Guantanamo, to establish justice for all and help create the Beloved Community! This vigil will take place at the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contract Art @ or at 202-360-6416.

52] – On Fri., Nov. 9 at noon, get over to Grace Baptist Church, 3201 The Alameda., Baltimore 21218, hosted by Food Rescue Baltimore. This occurs every Friday until Feb. 8, 2019.  For Friday Food Rescue, bring a bag, bring a friend, and take delicious, nutritious, free rescued food. See

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to the Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 E. 25th St., Baltimore, MD 21218.  Ph: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to,

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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