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September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Standing with Standing Rock with Nick Estes and Jaskiran Dhillon – Book Launch

Through poetry and prose, essays, photography, interviews, and polemical interventions, the contributors reflect on Indigenous history and politics and on the movement’s significance. Their work challenges our understanding of colonial history not simply as “lessons learned” but as essential guideposts for activism.
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September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 11, 2019

Marx and Engels: Political and Historical Works, Part 1

Beginners are welcome, and even long-time Marxists may learn a thing or two and be surprised by some of what they discover in these all-too-seldom read works.
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September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Statelessness in Dominican Republic: 6 years after the 168-13 Ruling that Denationalized Thousands of Dominicans Overnight

On September 26th 2013, the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic invalidated the nationality of children born to unauthorized migrants retroactively from the last 90 years. The rule stripped the nationality of tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent within days.  Join Ana Maria Belique, one of the leaders of Reconocido, as we talk about the ruling that denationalized thousands of dominicans overnight.
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September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Marx’s Capital, volume one (3)

Marx’s Capital, volume one (3) Seminar of the NYC Marxist Studies Collective at the People’s Forum Fall 2019 / Conducted by Russell Dale  This course will be a careful reading of the final third of Marx’s great economic analysis and
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September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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ARABIC CULTURE CLUB: HIGH BEGINNER

High Beginner reviews topics covered in Arabic 1 course. Expands vocabulary and idiomatic expressions; focus is on colloquial Arabic and differences among varieties through critically engaging with various Arabic-speaking pop culture.
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September 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Afrodescendencia y Resistencia en las Américas: A day of film, music and dialogue with Afro-feminist leaders from Latin America

We will join Ana Belique and Sofía Garzón , human rights activists in Dominican Republic and Colombia respectively, for a dialogue on the current status of security and dignity afro descendants in Latin America in the context of neoliberalism and the rise of right wing ideology.
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September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

STUDY HALL: Radical Study + Stuart Hall

The Worker Writers School’s fall assembly examines the legacies and futures of alternative modes of writing, study, and resistance.
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September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

A NEW MOVEMENT RISING: THE NATIONAL UNION OF THE HOMELESS!

Identifying, unifying and training leaders to undertake a massive homeless organizing campaign is the purpose of the Committee to Re-establish the National Union of the Homeless.
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September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Psychology for Activists

As millions of people across the globe face displacement, war, imprisonment, the necessity of immigration—what have we learned about healing practices that can foster recovery from such large-scale historic traumas?
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September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

HENNA 101

We will learn about history of henna as an ancient form of body art, have an open discussion about the commercialization and contemporary use of henna in the entertainment, beauty and fashion industries, as well as a demonstration of henna art.
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September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Book Launch: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People

Going beyond the story of America as a country “discovered” by a few brave men in the “New World,” Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity.
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