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Blanche Cook, Linda Alcoff & Antrim Caskey to Headline Indy House Party Tuesday Night

Indypendent Staff Nov 14

The Indypendent will continue its 15th anniversary year celebrations this Tuesday evening (Nov. 17) with a house party at a supporter’s home near the NYU campus.  Historian Blanche Wiesen Cook, philosopher Linda Martín Alcoff and award-winning independent photojournalist Antrim Caskey will on hand as special guests.

Tuesday night’s event will be held from 6:30-9:00 pm in an apartment with a gorgeous, south-facing view of Lower Manhattan. Snacks will be served along with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Admission is free. We will have a brief program during the party when our special guests will describe why they support the paper and encourage everyone to give to the best of their ability to help keep The Indypendent going strong.

We look forward to everyone having a great time just as we did at last month’s 15th anniversary house party in Brooklyn.

To obtain the address for the party, email indyhouseparty@gmail.com. We will get back to you promptly. We look forward to seeing you there! If you can’t make it, you can still show your support by clicking here to make a one-time or recurring monthly donation.

More about our special guests:

Blanche Wiesen Cook is a Distinguished Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center and John Jay College, best-selling author of Eleanor Roosevelt: The Defining Years and a longtime backer of The Indypendent. “The Indy is my newspaper,” Cook says. “It is a newspaper of the left that is vividly written and designed to be of interest to people from all walks of life. I encourage everyone to join me in supporting it.”

Linda Martín Alcoff is a Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College, author of The Future of Whiteness and a contributing writer for nytimes.com and The Indypendent on issues related to the intersection of race, gender and class. To see her latest article in The Indypendent on Hillary Clinton, corporate feminism and the 2016 election, click here.

Antrim Caskey was a prolific staff photographer at The Indypendent in 2005 when she began covering the struggle in West Virginia against Mountain Top Removal, an especially destructive mining practice. Mining companies had her arrested multiple times while she pursued the story. Her work on MTR appeared in The Indypendent, The Smithsonian, Nature, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. In 2011, Caskey received the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Prize for Domestic Photography for Dragline, a 76-page book of her best photography from West Virginia.

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