September 30, 2019

Two book signings with Lisa Fithian

-Friday, October 4 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Talk and Book Signing by Lisa Fithian, author of “Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance” at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, 43 Gill St., Kingston. Described by Mother Jones as “the nation’s best-known protest consultant,” Lisa Fithian has helped organize countless uprisings including the Battle of Seattle in 1999, defending communities after Hurricane Katrina, Occupy Wall Street, Standing Rock, and Ferguson. Cosponsored by: AJ Williams-Myers African Roots Center, Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance, End the New Jim Crow ENJAN, Freedom Flotilla Coalition, Hudson Valley BDS, Jewish Voice for Peace-HV, La Voz con Mariel Fiori, Middle East Crisis Response, Rise Up Kingston, Veterans For Peace-Catskill Mountains, We Will Not Be Silent, and Women in Black-New Paltz. Contact: mecr@mideastcrisis.org or 845 876-7906

-Saturday, October 5 from 6:00-7:30 pm. Talk and Book Signing by Lisa Fithian, author of “Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance” at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck. Described by Mother Jones as “the nation’s best-known protest consultant,” Lisa Fithian has helped organize countless uprisings including the Battle of Seattle in 1999, defending communities after Hurricane Katrina, Occupy Wall Street, Standing Rock, and Ferguson. Cosponsored by: AJ Williams-Myers African Roots Center, Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance, End the New Jim Crow ENJAN, Freedom Flotilla Coalition, Hudson Valley BDS, Jewish Voice for Peace-HV, La Voz con Mariel Fiori, Middle East Crisis Response, Rise Up Kingston, Veterans For Peace-Catskill Mountains, We Will Not Be Silent, and Women in Black-New Paltz. Contact: mecr@mideastcrisis.org or 845 876-7906

September 18, 2019

Lisa Fithian in Kingston and Rhinebeck

Activist Radio (5 - 6 pm) has the following guest on this Thursday:

GUEST: Lisa Fithian, nonviolent trainer for the Battle of Seattle, the resistance after Hurricane Katrina, Occupy Wall Street, Standing Rock, and Ferguson, explores her fascinating career, and explains why Mother Jones describs her as “the nation’s best-known protest consultant."
https://www.facebook.com/events/2367011703520724/

The interview can be heard this Thursday at 5 pm on 91.3 FM, or this Sunday at 5 pm from the Progressive Radio Network PRN.FM. You can also hear it streamed live from www.classwars.org. Each show is posted on the ClassWars website for the next ten weeks. Simply click on the date to listen.

Thanks,

Fred
Activist Radio
https://www.classwars.org

September 13, 2019

From Paul Robeson to Colin Kaepernick

Fri, Sep. 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM

The A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center Presents the Real History Series – Celebrity Activism: From Paul Robeson to Colin Kaepernick
The series provides an understanding of the way in which individuals leverage their celebrity to advance social equality and racial justice. 
Part 2 of the series is a presentation about and discussion of Paul Robeson: The Athlete.
Admission is free.

September 11, 2019

GUEST: Ramatu Ahmed, Executive Director of the African Life Center, Bronx

Activist Radio (5 - 6 pm) has the following guest on this Thursday:

GUEST: Ramatu Ahmed, Executive Director of the African Life Center, Bronx, committee member of the U.S. National Council of Women and the Harlem Hospital’s Medina Clinic, talks about the Ghanaian community in New York City and the need for higher education for girls and adult women. 


The interview can be heard this Thursday at 5 pm on 91.3 FM, or this Sunday at 5 pm from the Progressive Radio Network PRN.FM. You can also hear it streamed live from www.classwars.org. Each show is posted on the ClassWars website for the next ten weeks. Simply click on the date to listen.

Thanks,

Fred
Activist Radio
https://www.classwars.org

September 9, 2019

Film Screening September 17

DCC history professors Weldon McWilliams, Shalon Hallager and Laura Murphy will host a film screening of the 2012 PBS documentary Slavery by Another Name.
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019     5:30-7:30 PM
Place: James and Betty Hall Theater, Dutchess Hall, Dutchess Community College 
The film explores the systems of forced labor that developed after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in 1865, and recounts the history of this American “neoslavery” as it continued for many decades, into the 1940s. A panel discussion will follow the film. Free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Laura Murphy at (845) 431-8521 or murphy@sunydutchess.edu.