Black Lives Matter Plenary

Socialism 2015

July 02, 2015

The West Indian socialist C.L.R. James once wrote that the “independent Negro movement is able to intervene with terrific force upon the general social and political life of the nation.” The Black Lives Matter movement—the most significant sustained struggle against racial injustice in the US in many decades—shows how much this is still true today. The panelists of activists and leaders, family members of police violence victims, and writers will draw a balance sheet of the movement and discuss ways forward for this crucial struggle.

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