CommunityWire: Black History Month 2019 – Tribute to Claudia Jones: Trailblazing Marxist, Feminist and Black Liberationist

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The passionate crusading of Trinidad-born Claudia Jones led to her arrest for “un-American activities,” imprisonment and deportation. She was a pioneer in identifying the essential leadership role of Black women workers and in linking race, gender and class. Join the discussion on how Jones’ ideas can help guide today’s activists. Speaker: Andre Holliday, Native Harlemite and member of the Freedom Socialist Party Comrades of Color Caucus. Featuring: Dramatic readings from Claudia Jones’ work by Pamela Monroe, Campaign for an Elected Civilian Review Board, actor. February 23, 3PM, Caribbean Brunch 2PM. Door donation $5, Brunch Donation $12. Freedom Hall 113 W. 128th St, Harlem, between Malcolm X Blvd & 7th Ave, Subways 2/3 to 125th St. Call in advance for childcare or work exchange: 212-222-0633 or nycfsp@gmail.com. Hosted by Freedom Socialist Party.