Saturday, February 18, 2006

Pan-African News Wire Editor Speaks on the Impact of the Counter-Intelligence Program for African-American History Month

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For Immediate Release

Media Advisory
African-American History Month Forum
Saturday, February 18, 2006

Event Location: 5920 Second Avenue at Antoinette, Detroit 5:00 p.m.

Pan-African News Wire Editor Abayomi Azikiwe Will Speak on an African-American History Month Panel Examining the Counter-Intelligence Program and the Black Liberation Movement on Saturday, February 18, 5:00 p.m.

This year's Workers World Black History Month forum will feature the editor of the Pan-African News Wire, Abayomi Azikiwe, who will be addressing the history of the United States Government's Counter-Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO) and its impact on the liberation struggle inside the United States.

Entitled "State Spying, Infiltration & Assassination: Government Attempts to Crush the African-American Liberation Struggle-Past and Present- and how the Struggle for Justice Continues," the forum will feature talks on the conspiracy behind the assassination of Malcolm X, the Detroit Red Squad files and how these policies continue under the current administration of George W. Bush. In addition a video will be shown on the late revolutionary leader Malcolm X.

This event will be held at the offices of the International Action Center in Detroit located at 5920 Second Avenue (at Antoinette, just north of Wayne State University) beginning at 5:00 p.m. A donation of $5 for working people and $1 for the unemployed and students is requested. A special dinner with African-American cuisine will be served.

For more information call (313) 680-5508.

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