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Word Up: Community Bookshop - Libreria Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10032
Recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have brought fascism back into the national spotlight, and raised questions: What is fascism? What is its relationship to racism and government? Is the Trump administration fascist? And how do we confront fascism? We will be addressing these questions while working to build the movement to resist Trump and his racist system.
Glen Ford is a veteran of more than 40 years in broadcast, print and internet journalism. Glen founded the BlackAgendaReport.com (BAR), a weekly magazine of news, commentary and analysis from the Black left. BAR is known for its’ stinging critiques of Barack Obama and the racism and elitism of the Democratic and Republican parties.
Sussane Ross, international spokesperson, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Lifelong international solidarity activist.
Daniel Vila is Chair of Manhattan Greens and labor coordinator at Sisa Pataki Cultural and Labor Center, Queens, New York City. He was the 2016 Green Party candidate for the 13th Congressional District, Harlem.
Marty Goodman is a retired NYC transit worker and
Cultural and Labor Center, Queens, former member of the TWU Local 100 Executive Board. Goodman is an activist in the B&H
Photo workers’ struggle against union-busting and a member of Socialist Action.