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Women’s key role in educating Martin Luther King, letter by Selma James

Thursday 4 December 2014 19.38 GMT

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Rosa Parks pictured in 1999. The campaigner was trained by a black women's organisation formed to stop white men raping black women, and went on to help propel Martin Luther King to prominence after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man. Photograph: William Philpott/Reuters
 

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Speeches on the Arusha Declaration

Crossroads Books republished the Arusha Declaration in 2007 (its 40th Anniversary) – speeches made on that occasion by Selma James and Madaraka Nyerere here. A further edition is planned which includes Socialism and Rural Development, which it is said was part of the Arusha Declaration.

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Selma James in Open Democracy

 Follow the leader, but which one?
ROBERT HOLTOM 10 December 2014
Leadership isn’t a commodity to be outsourced to corporate figureheads and celebrities. It’s something that belongs to everyone.

 

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WE CANT BREATHE - SOLIDARITY "DIE-IN" FOR ERIC GARNER

unnamed.jpgDate: Wednesday 10 Dec, 6pm

Venue: Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherds Bush
Join us at the protest this Wednesday organised by London Black Revolutionaries, NUS Black Students Campaign and others. There will be DIE-IN – that is people will fall to the floor and occupy the ground as protesters have been doing in New York in solidarity with Eric Garner. https://www.facebook.com/events/294598964082684/

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