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Title: Revolution Books presents : Movie showing: Slavery By Another Name
START DATE: Sunday June 24
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
Revolution Books
2425 Channing Way(in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue).Wheelchair accessible,donations accepted.
Event Type: Screening
Contact NameRevolution Books
Email Addressrevolutionbooks [at] sbcglobal.net
Phone Number(510)848-1196
Address2425 Channing Way,Berkeley, CA
Don't miss this showing of the PBS movie: “Slavery by Another Name”. Stay for discussion and/or purchase the book at a special price of $15.

"After the Civil War, Jim Crow came to define the entertainment of that era, and the symbolism of Blacks in the South. I liken that to our calling the 1930s in Germany, if we named that period of time after the most popular anti-Semitic comedian of Germany at that time. I think we would all recognize that that was an offensive way to refer to that period in history. The reality, what Slavery by Another Name demonstrates, I think, is that in truth, since the beginning of the 20th century, a new form of forced labor involving hundreds of thousands of people, and terrorizing hundreds of thousands of other people, had emerged in the South, that amounted to what I call “neo-slavery,” and we should call it what it was, the age of neo-slavery. "--from an interview with author Douglas Blackmon published in Revolution newspaper.



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