Tuesday, February 17, 2009

PANW Editor to Address African American History Forum Honoring Malcolm X and Black Labor, February 21

For Immediate Release

African-American History Month 2009

On the 44th Anniversary of the Assassination of Malcolm X

"Black Labor & the Struggle for Economic Justice, Past & Present"

Date: Saturday, Feb. 21
Location: 5920 Second Ave.
At Antoinette, just north of
Wayne State University
Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

Soul Food Dinner and Video Excerpts on the Tulsa
1921 Destruction of Black Community and Malcolm X
Speech on "How to Fight Police Brutality."

Plus Presentations and Discussion:

Abayomi Azikiwe, Pan-African News Wire, Editor
Speaks on "The Role of Black Labor From Slavery, Reconstruction, the Great Depression, Unionization and Today’s Struggle Against Low Wage Capitalism."

Kevin Carey, Workers World Party
Speaks on the "Legacy of Paul Robeson, the Anti-lynching Campaigns and the Early Labor Movement."

Andrea Egypt of MECAWI
Speaking on "African-Americans and the Revolutionary Legacy of Malcolm X."

Donation Requested - $5 or $1 for fixed income, students, unemployed

For more information, call Workers World Party 313-831-0750
or email detroit@workers.org
URL: http://www.workers.org

Labor donated 2/2009

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