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DC Library MLK Celebration: When We Fight We Win!

January 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Don’t miss the DC Public Library’s MLK Celebration showcasing When We Fight, We Win! Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World: in an Author Talk, Performance & Community Discussion with Deymirie Hernandez, Jorge Diaz Ortiz, Greg Jobin-Leeds and local activists and artists  discussing the book, twenty-first century social movements, arts activism, and how individuals can get involved in their own communities and support social justice movements. There will also be a theatre performance.

Local activists will include:

  •  Netfa Freeman, Institute for Policy Studies Analyst & Events Coordinator, organizer for Pan-African Community Action -PACA, and co-host of Voices With Vision on WPFW 89.3 FM,
  • Jonathan Stith, National Coordinator for Alliance for Educational Justice
  • And others.

When We Fight, We Win! weaves together interviews with today’s most successful activists and artists from across the country and beyond—including Patrisse Cullors-Brignac, Bill McKibben, Clayton Thomas-Muller, Karen Lewis, Favianna Rodriguez, Rea Carey, and Gaby Pacheco, among others—with narrative recountings of strategies and campaigns alongside full-color photos. It includes a foreword by Rinku Sen and an afterword by Antonia Darder.

When We Fight, We Win! will give a whole generation of readers the chance to celebrate and benefit from a remarkable decade of activism—a decade that shows just how ripe these times are for social transformation.

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Details

Date:
January 12, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.dclibrary.org/node/55121

Organizer

Netfa Freeman, IPS
Email:
netfa@ips-dc.org

Venue

Petworth Neighborhood Library
4200 Kansas Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
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