Start: 2022-02-27 16:00:00 UTC Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

This is a virtual event

You are Invited to the 48th Annual
People's World African American History Celebration

Sat Feb 26 at 2 pm in person African American History Month Youth March and Car Caravan Honoring Art Perlo. Teaching Black History-Making Good Trouble. Starting at Troup School 259 Edgewood Ave, ending at New Haven Peoples Center 37 Howe Street.

Sun Feb 27 at 4 pm on Zoom 48th Annual Event. “Teaching Black History-Making Good Trouble”.

The 48th People's World African American History event will be held virtually on Sunday, February 27 at 4:00 pm, “Teaching Black History-Making Good Trouble” Once you register you will receive a link to the event in your e-mail.

A panel including State Sen Gary Winfield, New Haven Federation of Teachers union president Leslie Blatteau and a representative of Students for Educational Justice will share their experiences:

Keynote speaker Eric Brooks co-chairs the African American Equality Commission, Communist Party USA, and lives in Indiana where he is a community activist.

Prizes will be awarded in the Grade 8 to 12 Arts and Writing Competition. The deadline is Feb 18. Details are at https://ctpeoplebeforeprofits.blogspot.com/2022/01/virtual-black-history-arts-writing.html

Performance will be provided by Afro-Beat.

Arrive early to see the video of the Youth March ahead of the program.

Please contribute what you can. This event is a fundraiser for People's World and honors Art Perlo. Throughout the decades of struggle for civil rights, peace and economic justice, People's World has reported and stood on the side of freedom fighters. Your contribution will enable this valuable voice to continue to educate and uplift the movement for equality. Click here to make your contribution today.

To attend the event on Sun Feb 27 you must register in advance to receive your link to the zoom event.

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