Revolution #375, February 23, 2015
Hook up with the revolution
Coming Events at Revolution Books
Check the stores' websites for details and more events.
February 26, Thursday, 7 pm
Join us for an informal discussion of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, by Edward Baptist. We will listen to a recent interview with the author that aired on The Michael Slate Show (KPFK Pacifica, LA) and talk about some key themes in the book.
February 28, Saturday, 2 pm
Author reading: In her memoir, Old School Adventures from Englewood-South Side of Chicago, Elaine Hegwood Bowen shares her recollections of what life was like growing up in Englewood when her parents migrated to Chicago from the South in the early 1950s. She discusses such issues as Dr. Martin Luther King, race riots, and integration.
February 24, Tuesday, 7 pm
Two Constitutions, Two Different Systems, Two Different Futures for African-American People. Join in discussion of the U.S. Constitution, an exploiter’s vision of freedom, versus the Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America (Draft Proposal) by the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, which details the liberatory society after the revolution.
February 28, Saturday, 7 pm
Screening of Charles Burnett’s masterpiece, Killer of Sheep, which examines LA’s Watts in the mid-1970s through the eyes of Stan, a sensitive dreamer who is growing detached and numb from the psychic toll of working at a slaughterhouse. $10 at the door to support Revolution Books.
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
Weekly discussion of major articles in Revolution newspaper, and let’s talk about how you can become part of building the movement for revolution.
89 S. Washington St. (off 1st Ave. in Pioneer Square)
Hours: 11 am—6 pm Wednesday & Friday, 11 am—9 pm Thursday,
11 am—5 pm Saturday, and noon—4 pm Sunday
Fridays, 4 pm
Get involved in the fight for abortion rights and connect with StopPatriarchy.org, the initiative to End Pornography and Patriarchy: The Enslavement and Degradation of Women.
Saturdays, 1 pm
Screening and discussion of sections of the video of the simulcast of “Revolution and Religion: The Fight for Emancipation and the Role of Religion; A Dialogue Between Cornel West & Bob Avakian,” which was held at Riverside Church in New York City on November 15, 2014 and attended by 1,900 people.
Sundays, 1 pm
Come dig into “The Cold but Liberating Truth About the Police, the Struggle for Justice, and Revolution,” and “A Statement from the Revolutionary Communist Party: On the Strategy for Revolution,” both at www.revcom.us.
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
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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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