[act-ma] Eljeer Hawkins Speaks: Founding member of Harlem Youth Against Poverty and Racism and Socialist Alternative Racism, Poverty and Police Violence

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Tue Aug 21 19:17:00 PDT 2012

Black August Meeting Thursday in Dorchester with Eljeer Hawkins
Capitalism Means: Racism, Poverty and Police Violence

This Meeting is Free and Open to the Public
Thursday, August 23th at 6:30pm
Grove Hall Library, Activity Room
(41 Geneva Ave. in Boston)

With the recent police violence in Anaheim, the murder of Trayvon 
Martin, mass unemployment and the continued existence of a racist 
criminal justice system, this meeting will discuss a socialist 
alternative to the inequalities of capitalism. Malcolm X once said that 
"you can't have capitalism without racism"; this meeting will explore 
this theme and much more.

Eljeer Hawkins is an author who has covered various topics from the 
legacy of the Black Freedom Movement to last year's Georgia prisoners' 
strike. Eljeer has spoken at many colleges and community centers 
throughotu the country about the necessity of building a movement that 
unites working people to challenge the capitalist system and all its 
ills. Eljeer is a founding member of both Harlem Youth Against Poverty 
and Racism and Socialist Alternative.


Very knowledgeable and impressive speaker.  I heard him last spring.

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