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Overcoming Racism: A Radical Approach--public class
Date Tuesday March 20
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St. (@ Ellis St., 7 blocks from Civic Center BART and on the #19, 31, 38, 47, 49 bus lines)
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorNancy Reiko Kato
Emailbafsp [at] earthlink.net
Phone415-864-1278
Address747 Polk Street San Francisco, CA 94109
Overcoming Racism: A Radical Approach

Is racial conflict inevitable in a multi-racial society? Or is it the product of social and economic conditions—past and present—that can be understood and reversed?

This two-part class will use works by writers of color, feminists and radicals to explore these questions and the important leadership role of people of color in all the social justice movements. The challenges and rewards of organizing across color lines as well as various political approaches to accomplishing this will be discussed.

Tonight's discussion focuses on "Profit and prejudice under capitalism"--How the super-exploitation of people of color sustains capitalism to this day.

$2 donation requested per session. Reading materials available at a nominal cost.

Snacks available at 6:30pm for a $6 donation.

Public class runs Tuesdays, March 13-May 8 (no meeting on May 1).
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Feb 29th, 2012 9:23 PM