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May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 16, 2019

Race and Revolution in the United States

This course explores the position that historically oppressed groups in the US — Puerto Ricans and Native, African, Chinese, Japanese and Mexican Americans have occupied in the US economy. We outline the Materialist/Marxist analysis of race ideology and how if differs from other interpretations. We also analyze the theoretical and political contributions that radicals of color in the US have made to the fight for human liberation.
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May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

First they came for Julian… The Attacks on Privacy and the Criminalization of Journalism & Whistleblowing

On April 11th, Julian Assange was taken forcefully out of the Ecuadorian embassy. Hours later the US government issued their indictment against Assange and requested his extradition to the US. Join us for a teach-in on whistleblowers, freedom of the press, privacy and its implications for organizers and the movement.
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May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm

One event on May 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 3, 2019 at 3:00 am

One event on September 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Songs in the Key of Resistance

Songs in the Key of Resistance is a community song and chant share hosted by the NYC Poor People's Campaign: National Call for Moral Revival and The People's Forum. This is a space to develop relationships and strengthen our community through song.
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May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kashmir Charity Iftar

Please join us for a Kashmir Charity Iftar on May 14, 7-10 PM. Everyone is welcome, and please bring your family and friends! We will be raising funds to support the Pellet Victims Welfare Trust, an organization that works to support the medical and financial needs of the more than 1300 victims of pellet guns in Kashmir.
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May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Arabic Language for Social Movements (True Beginner) *New Course!

The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Arabic.
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May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Lessons From the Movement to End Slavery

The ideas and politics of the movement to end slavery can teach us valuable lessons for today’s struggles. This course aims prepare participants for deeper study of W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America.
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May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Teach-In on the Ongoing Nakba in Palestine

Join us as we commemorate seventy-one years since the Nakba - the loss of the Palestinian homeland and the expulsion of some 750,000 Palestinians during Israel’s establishment - with a teach-in at The People's Forum
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May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust

$15 – $120
Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust is an introductory course that seeks to explore intersections of “jazz” music, historical perspectives of the African diaspora and their role and impact on contemporary society. Students will be introduced to basic jazz rhythms, melodies, harmonies, jazz culture, fashion and development through multi-media that includes videos, films and recordings. Open to the public.
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May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 13, 2019

Arabic Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Thursdays, March 7th - June 13th, 2019 5:30-8:30PM (3hrs/week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Arabic.
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May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 6, 2019

Reading the Almanac of the Dead

This will be an immersive reading of Leslie Marmon Silko's "The Almanac of the Dead." This course will explore what might we learn from "The Almanac of the Dead" about capitalist production and its relationship to the Indigenous situation in the Americas.
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May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Politics of Abolition

Join authors James Forman Jr., Andrea Ritchie, and Alex S. Vitale for a discussion of the political challenges facing police and prison abolitionists as well as on going campaigns around the US that seek to replace police and jails with healthier communities.
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May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until May 24, 2019

Marx’s Capital, volume one (1)

Seminar of the NYC Marxist Studies Collective at the People's Forum conducted by Russell Dale. This course will be a careful reading of the first third of Marx's great economic analysis and critique of capitalism, Capital, volume one. This will be the first of three consecutive courses (Spring, Summer, Fall 2019) in which we will carefully read and discuss the entire work.
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