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Wanda’s Picks for August 2019

by Wanda Sabir ‘Ubugqirha: A Healing Beyond the Western Gaze’ Dr. Zethu Cakata, visiting scholar from South Africa, is giving a workshop and talk on “Ubugqirha: A Healing...

Black August Resolution

Since Aug. 20, 1619, with the arrival of the first documented slaves planting their feet on the soil of American land, Black resistance has been an important aspect of what it means to survive while Black in America.

Free South Carolina Movement commemorates Black August and exposes deplorable prison...

“For we are our own liberators; to expect that someone will take full responsibility for our own freedom is suicide!” – George Jackson

Black August

“George Jackson was my hero. He set a standard for prisoners, political prisoners, for people. He showed the love, the strength, the revolutionary fervor that’s characteristic of any soldier for the people. He inspired prisoners, whom I later encountered, to put his ideas into practice. And so his spirit became a living thing.” – from the eulogy by Huey P. Newton, former Minister of Defense, Black Panther Party, at the Revolutionary Memorial Service for George Jackson, 1971
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