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Haiti – The Revolution Continues and your Solidarity is Needed


7:00pm
- 10:00pm
Saturday February 28 2015

Venue: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
Address: 252 Bloor Street West, Room 5-250. (Next to the St. George subway station)
Cost: Free public event (donations will be solicited)
Accessibility: Yes

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2015 marks the 5th anniversary of the devastating earthquake, 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination and the 100th anniversary of the American occupation of Haiti.

Please join The Pan-African solidarity Network (U of T) for an interactive public forum focusing on the past and present legacies of the American Occupation of Haiti and the on-going struggle to rid the nation of all forms of oppression. Your active and principled solidarity is needed to rid Haiti of the current military occupation and its quest to control its destiny. Furthermore, a discussion centring on the continued relevance of the internationalist thought of Malcolm X will be held.

Screening of the film Fatal Assistance (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGPbqO5ocrE on the bungling and politics of aiding the people

Confirmed Speakers:

Norman Otis Richmond - Connecting Haiti and the internationalist thought of Malcolm X

Nydia Dauphin - Food Justice in Haiti

Kevin Edmonds - Post-revolutionary Haiti, Latin American Independence and MINUSTAH’s Occupation

For further information: panafricansolidarity@gmail.com

Special thanks to CUPE 4400 and CUPE 1281 for their generous support

Organizer:Pan-African Solidarity Network (U of T): panafricansolidarity@gmail.com

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