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'''Irving C. Jones''' is Philadelphia chair, [[National Union of Writers]]. Aka [[Karamo Sulieman]].
'''Irving C. Jones''' is [[Philadelphia]] chair, [[National Union of Writers]]. Aka [[Karamo Sulieman]].
==2019 CPUSA convention==
[[Irving Jones]] and [[John Bachtell]].
==Congratulations to People's Weekly World==
==Congratulations to People's Weekly World==

Latest revision as of 03:42, 22 February 2020

Irving C. Jones

Irving C. Jones is Philadelphia chair, National Union of Writers. Aka Karamo Sulieman.

2019 CPUSA convention


Irving Jones and John Bachtell.

Congratulations to People's Weekly World

2004 - Congratulations to People's Weekly World on 80 years of publication

On the December 18-24, 2004 issue of People's Weekly World the following sent their congratulations for 80 years of publication - Karamo Sulieman.

African American Equality Commission

In July 2015, Members of African American Equality Commission Communist Party USA FaceBook group included Irving C. Jones

Closed working group for the African American Equality Commission of the CP USA. This is a space for members of the commission to brainstorm, communicate, and work through ideas between official meetings.[1]

“Good Jobs, Education, Healthcare: A Germantown for All”

According to Myke Simonian, writing in the the Peoples World, in January 2018, about twenty residents turned out for a panel discussion titled “Good Jobs, Education, Healthcare: A Germantown for All.” The discussion featured three representatives from Germantown’s Black community: Victoria Greene, Executive Director of E.M.I.R. (Every Murder is Real); Ted Stones, community activist and Democratic Party committeeperson; and Dr. Sheri Faulkner-Davis, Senior Program Director of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization at Rutgers University. The event was moderated by poet and Communist Party USA member Irving Jones.

Ms. Greene spoke of her organization’s work in supporting those who have lost family members to gun violence in the neighborhood. Over time, E.M.I.R. has developed into a leader on this front. In September, it hosted a conference on gun violence bringing in over 200 participants, including city council members and progressive State Senator Art Haywood.

In his comments, Stones pointed out that, “A young person does not kill another young person because they are better dressed or because of a girl. They do it because they hate themselves. Capitalism has taught our (Black) youth to hate themselves.”

Stones continued, “We need a new, Left, Black leadership. Our current leaders have failed our community. We need to figure out how to unite our diverse, Black community to fight for real power.”

Audience member Seth Anderson-Oberman, political director of the American Federation of Teachers for New Jersey, pointed out that while Germantown is statistically poor, it is home to many local organizations, from churches and mosques to block organizations and civic groups. “Why don’t we take that energy and build a campaign to organize the workplaces in our neighborhood?” [2]