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October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until October 24, 2019

The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North

Join The Peoples Forum and the editors and contributors of the anthology The Strange Careers of the Jim Crow North: Segregation and Struggle Outside of the South for a two-day investigation into the system of institutionalized racism created by Northern Jim Crow.
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October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Book Launch: Recipes for Survival

Maria Thereza Alves is an artist known for her life-long engagement with peoples and their specific communities, lands, and colonial histories. Recipes for Survival is centered on her father’s community in the backlands of Parana in Brazil.
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October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Book Launch: Melancholia Africana: The Indispensable Overcoming of the Black Condition

At this event, Etoke will read from and speak about her newly translated work while Lewis R. Gordon, who authored its new foreword, and Souleymane Bachir Diagne will address the continued relevance of its searching diagnoses.
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November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jesus Led a Poor People’s Campaign: Sermons from the Movement to End Poverty

This new collection of sermons features religious and community leaders committed to the unity and organization of the poor for a powerful social movement to end poverty. Join six of the book's authors for an inspiring conversation about the spirit of justice.
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November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talk: Green Strategy with Marc Brodine

Addressing the fundamental problems of our time by linking environmental issues to other struggles, Green Strategy argues that allied social and political movements can transform our politics, our economy and protect our species.
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November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

In Occupying Schools, Occupying Land, Rebecca Tarlau explores how MST activists have pressured municipalities, states, and the federal government to implement their educational program in public schools and universities, affecting hundreds of thousands of students
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November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Book Launch: Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor  narrates this dramatic transformation in housing policy, its financial ramifications, and its influence on African Americans. She reveals that federal policy transformed the urban core into a new frontier of cynical extraction disguised as investment.
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December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Marx and Engels, The Civil War in the U.S. with Andrew Zimmerman

A complete revision of the 1937 edition of the Civil War writings of Marx and Engels, this volume incorporates new texts by Marx and Engels, as well as by US authors including Communist Union Army officer Joseph Weydemeyer and African American scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois.
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