Revolution #347, August 3, 2014


Hook up with the revolution

Coming Events at Revolution Books

Check the stores' websites for details and more events.

New York
Los Angeles

New York

146 W. 26th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues)
Hours: 12 noon—7 pm every day

July 30, Wednesday, 7 pm
Reading and discussion with Rickey Vincent, author of Party Music: The Inside Story of the Black Panthers’ Band and How Black Power Transformed Soul Music.


1103 N. Ashland Avenue
Hours: Wed-Fri: 2 pm to 7 pm; Sat: noon to 7 pm; Sun: 1pm to 5 pm

July 31, Thursday, 7 pm
Screening and discussion of “The Oppression of Women: Bound Up With This System...Driving force for Revolution,” from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!

Los Angeles

5726 Hollywood Blvd., LA, CA 90028
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Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 12 noon to 7 pm

July 29, Tuesday, 7 pm
Bookstore volunteer meeting to further develop our strategy to save Revolution Books, including upcoming events, tabling at cultural events and protests, text orders, phone banking, and more. Bring your ideas, enthusiasm, and energy!

July 29, Tuesday, 7 pm
Viewing of live webcast of the first Abortion Rights Freedom Ride People's Hearing, from Houston, Texas. Followed by meeting to further plan the Break ALL the Chains celebration on August 9.

August 1, Friday, 8 pm
Group excursion to the Fountain Theatre to see The Brothers Size, the second of playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s trilogy. Fundraiser for Revolution Books. Contact the bookstore for tickets and more info.

August 2, Saturday
Stop the U.S.-Backed Israeli Massacre in Gaza! Westwood Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd., between Westwood Blvd. and the 405 Freeway. Contact Revolution Books to join our outreach and for time of demonstration.


2425 Channing Way near Telegraph Ave.
New Hours: 11 am–7 pm Mon–Sat, 1 pm–6 pm Sun

July 30 and August 6, Wednesday, 7 pm
Viewing and discussion of webcasts of the first two Abortion Rights Freedom Ride People’s Hearings, from Houston, Texas, on July 30 and from Austin, Texas, on August 6.

July 31, Thursday, 7 pm
Viewing and discussion of the documentary film Freedom Riders, the compelling and moving story of the students and others who put their lives on the line by traveling to the Deep South in 1961 to challenge Jim Crow laws. Directed by Stanley Nelson.


2626 South King Street
Hours: 12 noon–6 pm every day


1158 Mass Ave., 2nd Floor, Cambridge
Hours: Thursday & Friday 4-6 pm; Saturday 12-6 pm; Sunday 12-4 pm;
Other hours as available: please call


89 S. Washington St. (off 1st Ave. in Pioneer Square)
Hours: 11 am—6 pm Wednesday & Friday, 11 am—9 pm Thursday,
11 am—6 pm Saturday, and noon—5 pm Sunday

July 30, Wednesday, 5 pm
Viewing of live webcast of the first Abortion Rights Freedom Ride People’s Hearing, from Houston, Texas.

August 2, Saturday 12 noon
Discussion on how communist revolution can take us to a radically different world where human society is taking care of the planet and all its diverse life forms. Recommended reading: section on communism’s approach to the environmental crisis and the principles of socialist sustainable development, at

August 2, Saturday, 7 pm
An evening with Jen Marlowe, co-author of I Am Troy Davis, and Diane Raptosh, poet and author of American Amnesiac, her fourth book of poems.

Thursday nights at Revolution Books, 7 pm
First Thursday of each month: Pioneer Square Art Walk showing. All other Thursdays, Revolution newspaper discussion: digging into the big issues of the day. Contact store for more info.


2804 Mayfield Rd. (at Coventry)
Cleveland Heights 216-932-2543
New Hours: Noon—6 pm, Wednesday—Saturday

August 7, Thursday, 7 pm
Viewing and discussion of “The Revolutionary Potential of Those Most Oppressed Requires Scientific Leadership,” from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS!

Every Saturday at 11 am
Meet up and be part of “Revolution in the City” this summer. Join us in going to festivals, showing BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! in neighborhoods, going to parks and concerts, and more.


4152 Woodward Avenue (and Willis)
lower level, enter from back of building (Look for Zef's Cafe on street level)
Open every Friday 4-8 pm


P.O. Box 163
Decatur, GA 30031

August 3, Sunday 4-6 pm
Screening and discussion of clips from BA Speaks: REVOLUTION—NOTHING LESS! Little 5 Points Arts and Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave. NE. Top Floor, Room 202. Parking in rear. Wheelchair accessible.


Revolution Distributors
P.O. Box 230112, Houston, TX 77223

Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm
Weekly Revolution newspaper discussion. Discuss articles, get the new issue, and find out how you can be part of the movement for revolution. Current location: Te House of Tea, 1927 Fairview @ Woodhead, in the Montrose. Call 832-865-0408 for weekly topics and any changes in time or location.

Check the stores' websites for details, information, and more events.
Unless otherwise noted, the events listed on this page are in English, but in many cases Spanish translation is available. Please call the bookstore in advance to request Spanish translation.

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