Shaping SF Public Talk: Unusual Alliances: The Original Rainbow Coalitions

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A Shaping San Francisco Public Talk

MAR 14, 2012 WED at 7:30PM
FREE

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In the 1960s the Black Panther Party for Self Defense joined with the Puerto Rican Young Lords and the poor White Young Patriots Organization in the Original Rainbow Coalition (pre-Jessie Jackson). The model of “organize your own but fight together” was an attempt to build broad unity in dispossessed communities while dealing with the realities of racialized capitalism head-on. Come join a discussion of this history and what its going to take to keep the 99% together for the long-haul. Panel discussion will include a slideshow of the art of the Rainbow Coalitions. On the panel: Pam Tau Lee (member of I Wor Kuen), Emory Douglas (Former Minister of Culture, Black Panther Party for Self Defense) Amy Sonnie and James Tracy (co-authors of Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times)

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Date:
March 14, 2012
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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