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  • Sat
    08
    Aug
    2020

    No Fascist USA! Talk #2 - Hilary Moore, James Tracy, and Dr. Edward Onaci

    8:00 pmOnline Event
    Second of four talks about anti-fascist movements and street-level organizing, with Hilary Moore, James Tracy, and Dr. Edward Onaci.

    About this Event

    MAIN TOPIC OF DISCUSSION: Accomplices

    Event is free, but reservations are required.

    All registered attendees will receive a Zoom link on the day of the event. Tune in right at 12PM PST/3PM EST!

    City Lights LIVE presents four talks about anti-fascist movements, past and present, and street-level organizing, hosted by Hilary Moore and James Tracy, author of No Fascist USA!: The John Brown Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today's Movements.

    Talk #2, happening on Saturday, August 8th at 12PM PST / 3PM EST is a conversation with Dr. Ed Onaci.

    This event is co-sponsored by Wooden Shoe Books in Philadelphia, PA. Please consider supporting Wooden Shoe Books by purchasing a copy of No Fascist USA! and Free the Land (Dr. Ed Onaci's book) from them: (buy link here).

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    ABOUT THE PARTICIPANTS

    Hilary Moore is an anti-racist political educator and teaches with generative somatics. She works on the Leadership Team of Showing Up for Racial Justice, and is the co-author of No Fascist USA! The John Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today's Movements (City Lights, 2020) and Organizing Cools the Planet: Tools and Reflections to Navigate the Climate Crisis (PM Press, 2011). Her newest book is Burning Earth, Changing Europe: How the Racist Right Exploits the Climate Crisis—And What We Can Do About It (Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung- Brussels, 2020).

    James Tracy is an author, organizer, and an Instructor of Labor and Community Studies at City College of San Francisco. He is the co-author of Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times and the author of Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes From San Francisco's Housing Wars.

    Dr. Edward Onaci is the author of Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State (University of North Carolina Press, 2020) and teaches courses on African American history, modern U.S. history, women’s global political struggles, social movements and music in Africa and its diaspora, and more at Ursinus College. They incorporate interdisciplinary scholarship and emphasize student empowerment. Dr. Onaci’s instruction also makes use of creative resources and high impact tools, such as Reacting to the Past and Digital Liberal Arts projects. His approach encourages students to take ownership over their personal and group studies, produce their own knowledge, and apply what they learn in class to their current lives and future ambitions.

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