[act-ma] ALL DIAMONDS ARE BLOOD DIAMONDS! Valentine's day event by Uhuru Solidarity Movement
paper_waves at riseup.net
Thu Feb 9 11:21:33 PST 2017
Uhuru Solidarity Movement Boston presents:
ALL DIAMONDS ARE BLOOD DIAMONDS!
February 14th, 2017
@ Parts and Crafts, 577 Somerville Avenue, Somerville
$5-10 sliding scale (and bring diamonds if you have them!)
Please join us for a presentation to deepen our understanding of the
colonialist diamond industry and the theft of diamonds and exploitation
of African labor that serve as a bloody, brutal backdrop to the annual
romantic Valentine’s celebrations in European and North American
communities. We call on white people to turn over their blood diamonds
to Black Star Industries so they become Certified Liberated Diamonds!
Showing videos clips by, with discussion after:
- PENNY HESS, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee;
on the history of blood diamonds
- FENTY THOLLEY, from the African People's Socialist Party in Sierra
Leone (where many blood diamonds are stolen from); on the issue locally
- BLACK STAR INDUSTRIES, the liberated African economy; on the history
of Africa and the rise of capitalism.
We will be selling copies of Penny Hess's in-depth historical text, “All
Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds: The Truth About the Diamond Trade” for $3
each. It is also available here:
The proceeds benefit the struggle of African people to reclaim the
control of their wealth, resources and labor!
Facebook event to share: https://www.facebook.com/events/1468146916528715/
The Uhuru Solidarity Movement (USM) is an organization of white people
that works under the leadership of the African People's Socialist Party.
We organize in the white community for reparations to African people.
usmboston at riseup.net
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