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The People’s Forum

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320 West 37th Street
New York, NY United States
https://peoplesforum.org/

January 2019

Dread Poetry and Freedom

Fri, January 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The People’s Forum, 320 West 37th Street
New York, NY United States
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$6 – $15

What is the relationship between poetry and social change?

Standing at the forefront of political poetry since the 1970s, Linton Kwesi Johnson has been fighting neo-fascism, police violence and promoting socialism while putting pen to paper to refute W.H. Auden's claim that 'poetry makes nothing happen'.

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Weekend Special Pass: Austin, Gordon, Marx

Fri, January 25 @ 7:00 PM - Sun, January 27 @ 3:30 PM
The People’s Forum, 320 West 37th Street
New York, NY United States
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$10

2 events and a visit to our ongoing Capital Saturday study session in between.

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Moving Against the System

Sun, January 27 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The People’s Forum, 320 West 37th Street
New York, NY United States
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$6 – $15

Against a backdrop of widespread racism in the West, and colonialism and imperialism in the 'Third World', this group of activists, writers and political figures gathered to discuss the history and struggles of people of African descent and the meaning of Black Power.

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February 2019

Black Reconstruction

Mon, February 4 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, April 29, 2019

The People’s Forum, 320 West 37th Street
New York, NY United States
$95 – $125

...the great social revolution of that momentous period following the Civil War was surely the “reconstruction” of social relations in the former slave states. In his groundbreaking study (1935), W.E.B. DuBois reveals that this social revolution was both initiated by slaves in the midst of the war and carried through by the emancipated Black population during and after the period when federal troops occupied the former Confederate states.

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