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320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
347-695-1095 https://peoplesforum.org/

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

BIBLE STUDY WITH REV. DR. LIZ THEOHARIS

This study will look at passages from the Bible and consider their history, economics, politics and morality. We will also relate the key messages from those passages to the moment we are in today.
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August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

THE STRUGGLE IS ETERNAL: GLORIA RICHARDSON & BLACK LIBERATION

Join us for a book talk and discussion with author Dr. Joseph R. Fitzgerald, educator and organizer Ciara Taylor on the life of Gloria Richardson and her legacy for political action today.
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August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dance For The People

Come dance at The People's Forum! Together, we’ll study and embody the social and political significance of dance. Every week, we’ll build strength and skill, explore our creative impulses and learn new choreography.
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August 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Spanish for Social Justice Summer Intensive Beginner Spanish Course

Through weekly social justice themes, and using a communicative and integrated skills approach, participants will improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing of the target language.
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August 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Capital, Volume 2, Second Sessions

Volume I of Capital is just the beginning of unraveling the underlying laws of capitalist development. After solving the form that the production of wealth takes within a society where generalized commodity production prevails under the domination of capital, Marx takes on the next big question.
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August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Raiz Up! Showcase & Open Mic

This is a monthly open mic and showcase welcoming emcee’s, singers, dancers, poets, and all other artists!
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August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

24 CITY (CHINA)

This documentary follows three generations of characters in Chengdu (in the 1950s, the 1970s and the present) as a state-owned factory gives way to a modern apartment complex.
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August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Empire, Militarization, and Popular Revolt in Africa

This event explores the themes of imperialism, militarization, police/carceral state, and resistance across the African continent with the aim of making broader regional and transnational connections with struggles elsewhere in order to build cross-regional solidarity.
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August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

BLACK AUGUST PANEL DISCUSSION

An opportunity to speak with the community about the Black August; the history of the concert, and the history of Black August.
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September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Makibaka: Fighting back in Pilipino

Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Makibaka: Fighting back in Pilipino

Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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ARABIC CULTURE CLUB: CONVERSATIONAL INTERMEDIATE

Conversational Intermediate reviews topics covered in Arabic 1 & 2 courses. Covers grammar review and text editing; focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing and critically engaging with various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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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 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 @ 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 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Psychological Ideas and Practices 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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September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

FILM SCREENING: MORGAN: A SUITABLE CASE FOR TREATMENT

Locked into a personal world of fantasy, Morgan begins an all-out campaign to win back Leonie, performing all kinds of stunts to demonstrate the vacuousness of her pending return to a bourgeois existence.
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September 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS 1

Level 1 covers the basics of reading, writing and grammar; focus is on pronunciation and oral fluency; explores topics of identity, healing of language-based trauma, and overcoming affective barriers to Spanish learning.
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September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS 2

Level 2 reviews topics covered in Spanish 1 course. Expands vocabulary and idiomatic expressions; focus is on colloquial Spanish and differences among varieties; explores the use of inclusive, gender-neutral and anti-racist language.
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September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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SPANISH FOR BILINGUALS 3

Level 3 reviews topics covered in Spanish 1 & 2 courses. Covers grammar review and text editing; focus is on short story writing and reading fiction by Indigenous and Afro-Caribbean women; hands-on practice on community interpreting and translation as a work skill
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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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