Elombe Brath

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Elombe Brath

Elombe Brath

First Annual Fannie Lou Hammer Awards Dinner

According to an article, "Plan award's dinner to honor activists", Daily World, Feb. 19, 1983, p. 4.

"Women for Racial and Economic Equality will honor civil rights activists Julia Wilder and Maggie Bozeman at its First Annual Fannie Lou Hammer Awards dinner on Saturday, February 26."

"Ms. Bozeman and Ms. Wilder were unjustly convicted of vote fraud when they helped elderly people vote in Pickens County, Alabama. They were jailed but later released due to nationwide protests. Currently, ms. Wilder and Ms. Bozeman are on parole and denied the use of their voting rights..."

"Joing WREE will be city and state officials; leaders from civil rights organizations and liberation movement, and representatives from church and women's groups."

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[1]

Covert Action at Home and Abroad

Malcolm X conference

A conference, Malcolm X: Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle was held in New York City, November 14 1990.

Resistance Against the Racist War Machine

Chairperson:

Panel:

Peace for Cuba Appeal

In 1994 Elombe Brath was an initiator of the International Peace for Cuba Appeal, an affiliate of the Workers World Party dominated International Action Center.

Other prominent initiators included Cuban Intelligence agent Philip Agee, academic Noam Chomsky, Congressman John Conyers and Charles Rangel[3].

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

In 2008 Elombe Brath, Chairman of Patrice Lumumba Coalition, New York signed a statement circulated by the Partisan Defense Committee calling for the release of convicted “cop-killer” Mumia Abu-Jamal.[4]

References

  1. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  2. http://www.brothermalcolm.net/sections/malcolm/old/workshop.html
  3. International Peace for Cuba Appeal - letterhead, Nov. 14, 1994
  4. Signers of Campaign to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, Now