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Book Tour: “Black Liberation and Socialism"
Date Sunday February 26
Time 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Black Oak Books
Sunday February 26 at 7:30 PM
1491 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorSteven
A SHARP and insightful analysis of historic movements against racism in the United States—from the separatism of Marcus Garvey, to the militancy of Malcolm X and the Black Panther Party, to the eloquence of Martin Luther King, Jr., and much more—with essential lessons for today’s struggles. In the forty years since the civil rights movement, many gains have been made — but there is still far to go to win genuine change. Here is a badly needed primer on the history and future of struggle against racism.

AHMED SHAWKI is the editor of the International Socialist Review.

“Black Liberation and Socialism is a brilliant examination of the intersection of race and class in the United States. Shawki's rich historical analyses come with powerful theoretical insights into the relationship between anti-racist struggles and the fight for a liberated future for all. This book is essential reading for students of African-American history and for activists involved in the struggle against racism today.”
- Nagesh Rao, assistant professor, Post-colonial Studies, College of New Jersey

Counterpunch has a review of the new book here:
http://www.counterpunch.org/jacobs02132006.html

Modern Times
Friday February 24th at 7:30PM
888 Valencia, San Francisco

Black Oak Books
Sunday February 26 at 7:30 PM
1491 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

Haymarket Books
http://www.haymarketbooks.org
Added to the calendar on Thursday Feb 16th, 2006 1:26 PM

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