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February 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until April 5, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (High Beginner)

February 6th, 2019 - April 5th, 2019 Wednesdays & Fridays 5:30pm-8:00pm (5hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering high beginner-level Spanish to folks who have already completed a semester-long beginner course.
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February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm 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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February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

Introduction to Popular and Political Education

If we’re serious about transforming our society, then we need to be serious about educating ourselves and our communities, and to equip ourselves with the knowledge we need to really build power.
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February 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mental Health First Aid Training with Dr. Shirley Leyro

Become certified in Mental Health First Aid! This 8 hour course will help you: identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses & how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, and loved ones.
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February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Black Reconstruction

Some have called the U.S. Civil War the “second American revolution” or the completion of the first American revolution. Others claim that the war of independence and Civil War were not revolutions, but had tremendous revolutionary potential. We will read W.E.B. DuBois’ Black Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2007) in whole, and for more recent research, the middle part of Steven Hahn’s A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South (Harvard University Press, 2003).
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February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 7, 2019

Reading Marx’s Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Educational & Political Philosophies of Malcolm X

This workshop will assess how Malcolm X’s educational practices and "glocal" political praxis influenced the Nation of Islam, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Black Panther Party, Revolutionary Action Movement and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement from the the latter 1960s through the anti-imperialist struggles of the 1970s.
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February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2019 at 6:30pm

The History of Jazz/Music of the Black Holocaust

$30 – $50
This is a survey of great Black music that came out of the Black Holocaust of slavery, racism, and terror. This course uplifts by examining the amazing art form of Jazz its contribution and creation of many other genres of
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February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 20, 2019

One event on March 13, 2019 at 7:00pm

Political Economy of Racism

This four session seminar explores the political economy of racism with Professor Manu Karuka. We will work to denaturalize racism as something that needs to be explained, rather than accepted as a facet of social life. We will analyze race as a process and relationship internal to the capital relation itself.
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February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Global Punk Rock Revolution

The first global narrative of punk, Punk Crisis examines how transnational punk movements challenged the global order of the Cold War, blurring the boundaries between East and West, North and South, communism and capitalism through performances of creative dissent.
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February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Unheralded Heroines”: Examining the Women Mentors and Comrades in the Life of Malcolm X

Malcolm X’s life and career as influenced by the women who taught, supported and admired his trajectory from his very humble beginnings as a wayward teen to his international prominence as freedom fighter for human rights and dignity of Black and all oppressed peoples throughout the world.
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February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

MEDIA MATCHMAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD

New York State Poor People’s Campaign, the Kairos Center, and The People’s Forum are excited to present a workshop on MEDIA MATCHMAKERS FOR A NEW WORLD: A 3-part collaborative workshop of screening, discussions, and media work.
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