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Violeta Parra Stage

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

January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution

In Dread Poetry and Freedom — the first book dedicated to the work of 'political poet par excellence' Linton Kwesi Johnson - David Austin explores the themes of poetry, political consciousness and social transformation through the prism of Johnson's work.
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January 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness

In 1968, as protests shook France and war raged in Vietnam, the giants of Black radical politics descended on Montreal to discuss the unique challenges and struggles facing their Black brothers and sisters. For the first time since 1968, David Austin brings alive the speeches and debates of the most important international gathering of Black radicals of the era.
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February 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The “Southernization” of America: What Progressives Can Learn from the US South

This panel of academics who both live and work in the South will help activists, organizers, and concerned citizens better understand the struggles and triumphs of the region. With Keri Leigh Merritt will open with a talk focused on economics. Hilary Green will then discuss education, Bob Hutton will concentrate on labor and unionization, and Booker Mattison will talk about the importance of the arts in the South.
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