[act-ma] Two Fantastic Events at the CME | Sunday, December 30

Center for Marxist Education centermarxisteducation at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 17:12:43 PST 2018

*Sunday, December 30 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM*
*A Discussion with Yu Weihai*
Yu Weihai leads a center in China studying the political movement of the
working class worldwide. Join us for a discussion of how the center arose,
what it has learned, and its current work.
*Sunday, December 30 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM*
*Film Screening: The Black Panthers, Vanguard of the Revolution   *
In the turbulent 1960s, change was coming to America and the fault lines
could no longer be ignored — cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding,
and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary
culture was emerging and it sought to drastically transform the system. The
Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at
the vanguard of that change.  *The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the
Revolution* is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black
Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its
cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons
wrought when a movement derails.
Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a
treasure trove of rare archival footage with the diverse group of voices of
the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white
supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the
party and those who left it.

Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, Ericka Huggins, and dozens of
others, as well as archival footage of the late Huey P. Newton and Eldridge
Cleaver, *The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution* tells the story
of a pivotal movement that gave rise to a new revolutionary culture in

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