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All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds! by Boston USM
February 14, 2017 @ 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Uhuru Solidarity Movement Boston presents:
ALL DIAMONDS ARE BLOOD DIAMONDS!
Please join us for a presentation to deepen our understanding of the
colonialist diamond industry and the theft of diamonds and exploitation of African labor that serve as a bloody, brutal backdrop to the annual romantic Valentine’s celebrations in European and North American communities.
Showing videos clips by, with discussion after:
– PENNY HESS, Chairwoman of the African People’s Solidarity Committee; on the history of blood diamonds
– FENTY THOLLEY, from the African People’s Socialist Party in Sierra Leone (where many blood diamonds are stolen from); on the issue locally
– BLACK STAR INDUSTRIES, the liberated African economy; on the history of Africa and the rise of capitalism.
We call on white people to turn over their blood diamonds to Black Star Industries so they become Certified Liberated Diamonds! Bring your diamonds to this event to be returned as reparations and material solidarity with African people!
We will be selling copies of Penny Hess’s in-depth historical text, “All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds: The Truth About the Diamond Trade” for $3 each. It is also available here: http://www.apscuhuru.org/
February 14th, 2017
@ Parts and Crafts
577 Somerville Avenue
$5-10 sliding scale (and bring diamonds if you have them!)
The proceeds benefit the struggle of African people to reclaim the
control of their land, resources and labor!
The Uhuru Solidarity Movement is an organization of white people that was created by and is accountable to the African People’s Socialist party. We organize in the white community for reparations to African people.
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