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Black Radical Congress

In March 1998 “Endorsers of the Call” to found a Black Radical Congress included Maria Ramos, New York City[1].

Bassett, Kryzak, Gale fundraiser

On May 7 1994, the New York Communist Party held a fundraising banquet to honor three Party activists Ted Bassett, Rose Kryzak and Mary Gale. Grace Bassett accepted the award on behalf of Ted Bassett. Almost 3,000 was contributed in honor of the three.

New York District chair John Bachtell MCd the event. Communist Party USA leader Gus Hall was keynote speaker while Teachers Union activist Maria Ramos introduced the honorees. Dorothy Burnham reminisced about her work with Bassett. Etta Glaser spoke of helping to organize the 1963 March on Washington with Ted Bassett.[2]

Communist Party event

On November 4, 1999 New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried presented State Assembly citations to four honorees, Iris Baez, founder and president of Community and Parents Against Police Violence, Ron Daniels, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Elizabeth Hall, a member of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA and Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, and Bobbie Rabinowitz, a founder of the New York City Labor Chorus at the Peoples Weekly World 75th anniversary celebrations at the Henry Winston Unity Auditorium in New York. Event co-chairs were Maria Ramos of the United Federation of Teachers and Carolyn Rummel, managing editor of the Peoples Weekly World. [3]

Celebration of African-American culture and struggle

February 24 2013 14:00 - February 24 2013 16:00, At the Henry Winston Unity Hall, 235 W. 23rd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues.

The majority voted against racism-unity is the mandate! "We are not going back!"

150 years since the signing of Emancipation Proclamation and 50 years since the great 1963 March on Washington.

Participants; Kahil Almustara, Amiri Baraka & Amina Baraka, People's Chorus, Pearl Granat, Chris Owens, Maria Ramos, Jarvis Tyner.[4]

References

  1. http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/524.html
  2. PWW "A tribute to thee real life heroes" May 14, 1994, page 11
  3. PWW "PWW celebrates 75 years and honors activists"December 11, 1999 page 2
  4. PW, Celebration of African-American culture and struggle