NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
L.76
Timeslot: 
Session 1: Saturday, June 2nd: 10:00 - 11:50am
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

This panel will examine the relationship between state sanctioned oppression and violence practiced domestically and U.S. government imperialism carried out abroad.

Participants

Margaret Kimberley is Editor and Senior Columnist at Black Agenda Report. She is a regular guest on radio and internet talk shows and has appeared on Al Jazeera English, RT, WBAI, KPFK, Presstv Iran, The Real News Network, Govorit Moskva (Moscow Voice Radio) and GRITtv. She was a contributor to...

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Efia Nwangaza is a third generation anti-war, social justice organizer and human rights advocate. She is the founder of the Malcolm X Center/WMXP; member, SNCC-Atlanta Project; 166 Black Power, Anti-Vietnam War, Pro-Palestinian Human Rights Position Paper; 2004 Green Party Senatorial Candidate...

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Abayomi Azikiwe is the editor of the Pan-African News Wire and a co-founder of the Michigan Emergency Committee Against War & Injustice (MECAWI) and the Moratorium NOW! Coalition, both based in Detroit.

Azikiwe has published numerous articles, pamphlets and books on African affairs...

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Bernadette Ellorin​ is the current chairperson of the US Chapter of BAYAN, or BAYAN USA, an alliance of 20 Filipino organizations in the US fighting for genuine independence, sovereignty, and democracy in the Philippines and the rights and welfare of Filipinos in the US and the diaspora. BAYAN...

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Ajamu Baraka was the Green Party vice presidential candidate in 2016. He was the founding executive Director of the US Human Rights Network. Baraka is National Organizer and National Spokesperson for The Black Alliance for Peace and a Black Agenda Report editor.