Carol Widom

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Carol Widom

Template:TOCnestleft Carol Ramos Widom ... is a retired NYC public school teacher living in Brooklyn. She is active in the struggle for Puerto Rican social justice.

Jarvis Tyner's 80th


We're celebrating Jarvis Tyner's 80th birthday this Saturday, and you're invited!

Join us on December 4th (2021) from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Henry Winston Unity Hall at 235 W. 23rd Street for dance, song and great company as we bring in the festive season.

Can't be in New York? Join the festivities online at 2 PM Eastern; register here for the livestream.

The program will include greetings from Angela Davis, Gerald Horne, SACP leader Blade Nzimande and others!

We're asking for a $20 donation. A Covid vaccination card will be required to attend.

See you at the party!

Rossana Cambron, Joe Sims, Kazu Bernstein, Carol Widom, Gabe Falsetta, Esther Moroze, Justine Medina, Prasanna Shah, Chris Butters, Ani Toncheva.

Coachella DSA connection

In April 2021 Coachella Valley for Democratic Socialism public FB page members included Carol Widom.

Peoples World

Carol Ramos contributed an article to the Peoples World, November 27, 2017 "Washington march for Puerto Rico demands stepped-up rebuilding effort."

People's Daily World

In 1986 Carol Ramos was Editor of Nuestro Mundo, the Spanish language version of the Communist Party USA newspaper People's Daily World[1]


"WE’RE NOT GOING BACK! Annual celebration of African American culture and struggle".

The defeat of Trump’s coup must be celebrated. The forces of reaction tried by legal maneuvering and brute force to steal the US presidency, but were unsuccessful. For the second time since 1980, the extreme right-wing of the monopoly capitalist class has lost its control of the US political landscape. We are at a turning point on the road to freedom. The movement to defend and expand democracy has made powerful steps and must continue pushing forward.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Gerald Horne

Panelists will include: Rossana Cambron, Communist Party USA*, Hon. Robert Jackson, New York State Senate*, Tamika Mallory, Until Freedom*, Rev. West McNeill, NYS Poor People's Campaign* / NYS Labor-Religion Coalition*

Performers will include: Emi Augustine, Game Rebellion*, Len Xiang, independent artist

Chaired by Susan DiRaimo, PSC-CUNY* & Christian Parra, Citizen Action NY*

The Host Committee (partial list) Zakiyah Ansari, Michael Arney, Kazembe Balagun, Kazu Bernstein, Bianca Cunningham, Bernard Cylich, Susan DiRaimo, Ava Farkas, Pat Fry, Diana Harris, Joel Hertzog, Nova Lucero, Beatrice Lumpkin, Ana Melendez, Marina Metalios, Dr. Gerald Meyer, Charles Mohan, Radhames Morales, Dr. Mark Naison, Estevan Nembhard, Cameron Orr, Cheryl Pahaham, Dr. Mary Louise Patterson, Ibrahim Pedrinan, Carmen Quinones, Carol Ramos, Hon. Carmen De La Rosa, August Scott, Michael Shulman, Joe Sims, Toni Smith, Dominick Tuminaro, Jarvis Tyner, Janice Walcott, Jason Walker, Jorel Ware, Matthew Weinstein, Jawanza Williams.[2]

Campaigning for Baraka


In 2014 Carol Widom campaigned for Ras Baraka for Mayor of Newark.

Communist Party tabling

Estevan Nembhard, August 11, 2015. ·

We are tabling at Harlem Week this weekend. Help us build the New York State Communist Party into a political force in Harlem and throughout the city and state. — with Divino DeNegro, Chris Herrera, Carol Widom, Jose L. Sanchez, Radhames Morales, David Unger, Bayby Bling Bling, Susan DiRaimo, Gianna Leo Falcon, Lydia Bassett Tyner, Karim Lopez, Chris Butters, Ava Farkas, Gail Walker, Joselina Fay Rodriguez, Roberto J. Mercado, Sara Ladino Cano, William Camarada and Drew King.

Alicka Samuel connection


Carol Widom with Alicka Samuel, 2017:


John Bachtell, Carol Widom

At the invitation of the Communist Party of China, a delegation from the Communist Party USA toured China May 26-June 3 2018, and attended a conference on the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth. John Bachtell, the party’s chairman, and Carol Widom represented the CPUSA at the conference.[3]

2019 CPUSA convention




  1. PDW Dec. 9.
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  3. [ PW U.S. Communist Party leader tours China, shares impressions June 15, 2018 1:32 PM CDT BY JOHN BACHTELL]