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5:00 pm Plan Colombia: U.S. Ally Atrocities and Community Activism @ Center for Latin American Studies
Plan Colombia: U.S. Ally Atrocities and Community Activism @ Center for Latin American Studies
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Plan Colombia: U.S. Ally Atrocities and Community Activism @ Center for Latin American Studies
John Lindsay-Poland is a writer, activist, researcher and analyst focused on human rights and demilitarization, especially in the Americas. He has written about, researched and organized action for human rights and demilitarization of US policy in Latin America for 30 years. Currently he coordinates Stop US Arms to Mexico, a project of Global Exchange, and serves as California Healing Justice Associate of the American Friends Service Committee, with a focus on police demilitarization. His award-winning book Plan Colombia narrates a 2005 massacre in the San José de Apartadó Peace Community … Continued
6:30 pm Screening: The First Rainbow Coalition @ Tenderloin Museum
Screening: The First Rainbow Coalition @ Tenderloin Museum
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
America thinks they know about the Black Panthers. But just wait until they hear about the Rainbow Coalition. The Rainbow Coalition was a broad coalition of diverse, freedom struggle organizations, from the Black Panthers and Young Lords to working class white groups like the Young Patriots. Standing in solidarity in their class struggle against economic and racial injustice, the group both challenged—and changed—the face of 1960s politics in Chicago, one of the most segregated cities in postwar America. Collectively confronting issues such as police brutality and substandard housing, the Rainbow … Continued
7:00 pm How to talk across lines of political difference (without blowing a fuse) @ Books, Inc
How to talk across lines of political difference (without blowing a fuse) @ Books, Inc
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How to talk across lines of political difference (without blowing a fuse) @ Books, Inc
Author Erica Etelson will talk about her new book, Beyond Contempt: How Liberals Can Communicate Across the Great Divide. zx67694
7:00 pm Video of Artist Dread Scott discussing the “Slave Rebellion Reenactment” @ Revolution Books
Video of Artist Dread Scott discussing the “Slave Rebellion Reenactment” @ Revolution Books
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Video of Artist Dread Scott discussing the “Slave Rebellion Reenactment with Andy Zee, spokesperson for Revolution Books, NYC. “Slave Rebellion Reenactment” (November 2019) retraced the path of the largest rebellion of enslaved people in the history of the United States. This was the German Coast Uprising of 1811, just outside New Orleans. “Instead of studying George Washington, a great enslaver, or Thomas Jefferson, a great enslaver, when they talk about freedom… we should be studying people who were actually trying to get free from a system of enslavement which was … Continued