Thursday, 6 November 2014

ASSATA SHAKUR EVENT IN LONDON, 430pm SAT 15th NOV, FLYOVER, W10 5XL


ASSATA & SUNDIATA! Celebrating the Panther legacy, Assata's book and freedom for Sundiata and ALL our political prisoners

Zed Books have published a new edition of Assata Shakur's seminal autobiography. In celebrating Assata Shakur's and the Black Panther Party's legacy and the wider connected struggles of the of all oppressed and socialist-oriented peoples liberation movement from neo-colonialism, the Tricontinental Anti-Imperialist Platform are honoured to host this book launch with leading Black Panther. We will also be exploring the importance of defending ALL our political prisoners of the same struggle in the 'west' and throughout the world who are being held in dungeons by the neo-colonialists and their agents.

Speakers:

YASMEEN SUTTON (speaking via internet video link)
- New York-based Black Panther Commemoration Committee, and family friend of Assata Shakur

BILLY X JENNINGS (speaking via internet video link)
- Chief organiser and archivist for the Black Panther Alumni

CHARLOTTE HILL O'NEAL (speaking via internet video link)
- Black Panther Alumni, and resident of Tanzania with her comrade and husband who is also a Black Panther veteran exiled in Tanzania

GUISELL MORALES CHAVVERY
- Charges D'Affaires of the Nicaraguan Embassy in London

ZENA EDWARDS
- Leading radical political voice and spoken word artist

MEMED AKSOY
- From the Kurdish Community Centre speaking on the anti-nato resistance in Kobane

Carlos Martinez
- Agent of Change music producer, Invent the Future

- Marcel Cartier
Rapper and media activist

Malia Bouattia
- NUS BLack Students President

Chair: Sukant Chandan

Supported by Zed Books, Intifada Street, NUS Black Students and I am Hip-Hop Magazine 

More speakers and performers tbc.


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