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So excited to hear @BarbaraRansby and several activists and scholars speak at this panel tomorrow:

"Chairman Fred Lives": The Life and Legacies of Fred Hampton, Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman"

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more info on this session here: aha.confex.com/aha/2019/webpr…
I'm also excited to hear Beatrice Wayne (whom I interviewed for the 10th episode of the @LeftPOC podcast, which you can hear via soundcloud.com/leftpoc/episod… ) speak later today on the meaning of fashion during the Ethiopian student protests of the 1960s)
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"Who's that in your avatar?" you might ask.
That's Harry Haywood!

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Hay…

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#LeftPOCoftheWeek
#HarryHaywood
As I noted elsewhere, Mr. Haywood ended up being the #LeftPOC of the whoooole month! It's been busy around these parts, folks, and I as I manage this project entirely by myself, sometimes life has to come first!

Now it's time to give him his due :-)
Let's learn about the #LeftPOCoftheWeek Harry Haywood, black communist, activist, author, and so much more!

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#LeftPOCoftheWeek
#HarryHaywood
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"Who's that in your avatar?" you might ask.
That's Marielle Franco, Brazilian researcher, socialist, & human rights activist murdered yesterday in Rio de Janeiro, likely by the police whose brutality she opposed.
pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marielle_…

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#LeftPOCoftheWeek
#MarielleFranco
Let's learn about the #LeftPOCoftheWeek Marielle Franco, Brazilian activist, socialist city councilmember, and beloved member of her community who was assassinated last week.

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#LeftPOCoftheWeek
#MarielleFranco
I am going to do this profile a bit differently in that I will be featuring the sources as I go along so you can follow direct links to the information. I will also include video and quotations from Marielle herself.

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#MarielleFranco
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"Who's that in your avatar?" you might ask.
That's Jane Vialle!
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Vial…

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#LeftPOCoftheWeek
#JaneVialle
It's Wednesday, which means I will be changing the #LeftPOCoftheWeek later today. In the meantime, let's learn about this week's #LeftPOC Jane Vialle!
Jane Vialle was a Congolese-born French anti-colonial, anti-fascist, socialist activist who fought for equal rights and representation for people of color around the world.
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#JaneVialle
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"Who's that in your avatar?" you might ask.
That's Cipriano Ricardo Flores Magón!
pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricardo_F…

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#CiprianoRicardoFloresMagón

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Cipriano Ricardo Flores Magón (or, simply Ricardo Flores Magón, as he was better known) was a Mexican anarchist of indigenous descent who played a major role in the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920)

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#CiprianoRicardoFloresMagón

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricardo_F…
Ricardo Flores Magón was born to a mestiza mother & Zapotec father in Oaxaca,Mexico in 1874. He would follow in his parents' footsteps as they too were involved in revolutionary struggles. They'd fought to defend their land against French invasion 10 yrs before his birth.
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