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Radical Community Calendar: February, 2008

Indypendent Staff Feb 7

Curious why the mainstream media is ignoring that story in your neighborhood? Want to take a chance at writing it yourself?

The Indypendent will host its community workshop, “Introduction to Journalism and Indymedia,” Sunday, Feb. 17, 1pm-5pm. $5-20 sliding scale. RSVP requried by e-mailing indyreporting@gmail.com or calling 212-221-0521. Be the media!

Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com.

February is Black History month!

SAT FEB 9
3-5:30pm • Free
FORUM: “IMMIGRATION AND IMMIGRANTS’
RIGHTS” with WBAI host Deepa Fernandes, as well as speakers from the Carribbean and Arabic communities.
Sponsored by Prospect Lefferts
Voices for Peace & Justice.
Refreshments and childcare provided.
Church of the Evangel, Bedford Ave &
Hawthorne St, Bklyn
prospectforpeace@verizon.net

8-10:30pm • $12/$9 members
MUSIC: BEV GRANT/JUDY GORMAN/ALIX DOBKIN
at the People’s Voice Cafe to honor and celebrate women’s history.
The Workmen’s Circle, 45 E 33rd St
212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org

SUN FEB 10
2-4pm • $10/$15/$25 sliding scale
DISCUSSION: “PSYCHOLOGY & ECONOMICS: A MARXIAN PERSPECTIVE.”
with Harriet Fraad and Richard Wolff. Brecht Forum, 451 West St.
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

TUE FEB 12
6:30pm • Free
TALK: “RACE AND NATIONAL POLITICS IN AMERICA: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT THE OBAMA CANDIDACY MEANS FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS.”
The historical legacy of African Americans in politics from the 1800s to the presidential candidacy of Senator Barack Obama.
The New School, Wollman Hall,
65 W 11th St • 212-229-5488
newschool.edu/publicprograms

THU FEB 14
6-7:30pm • Free
TALK: “HOW THINKING LIKE AN ECONOMIST UNDERMINES COMMUNITY,”
with Professor Stephen A. Marglin. Please RSVP.
The New School for Social Research,
65 5th Ave, Wolff Conference Room
212-229-5901 x4911 • newschool.edu/cepa

SAT FEB 16
10am-9pm • $5 sugg.
BENEFIT: “UNITY RALLY AGAINST HATE CRIMES,”
Black History Month Benefit & Open Mic for the Williams Family. With performances, dance, spoken word, and more.
Medgar Evers College, Founders
Auditorium, 1650 Bedford Ave, Bklyn
institutinfo@mec.cuny.edu

7:30pm • $4 Suggested donation
FILM: IDA B. WELLS : A PASSION FOR JUSTICE
A documentary about a radical African American journalist and antilynching crusader.
Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128 St.
socialism.com

WED FEB 20
9:30am-12:30pm • Free
WORKSHOP: “WORKING WITH UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM.”
Sponsored by the Juvenile Justice Project/Correctional Association of NY, at 80 Maiden Lane,
24th Fl training room,
RSVP : 212-254-5700
mfaruqee@correctionalassociation.org

THU FEB 21
6-9pm • $10 suggested/Free for Vets
BENEFIT: WINTER SOLDIER INVESTIGATION: IRAQ & AFGHANISTAN.
Iraq Veterans Against the War benefit to raise money for upcoming March 13-16 investigation where vets will talk about war crimes they committed or witnessed in the Middle East.
New York Ethical Culture Society,
2 West 64th St (at Central Park West
ivaw.org • wintersoldier@ivaw.org

FRI FEB 22
7:05pm • $5 suggested
CONFERENCE: “DREAMING THE AMERICANS/THE BODY POLITIC IN PERFORMANCE.”
All day conference with discussion in the evening: “Plan Mexico: Impunity, the ‘Drug War’ & Human Rights in Mexico. Sponsored by NoPassport, Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts, and Translation Think Tank.
Bring photo ID.
CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave,
Martin E. Segal Theatre • 212-817-8215
web.gc.cuny.edu/mestc/programs/
spring08/nopassport.html

Next Issue, February 22.