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Boston – All Diamonds Are Blood Diamonds!
February 23, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join the Uhuru Solidarity Movement as we kick off this national speaking tour “All Diamonds are Blood Diamonds” in Boston on February 23rd!
Presentations will include an in-depth history of the diamond trade, it’s origins in Europe’s colonization of Africa, and the current parasitic relationship that imperialist jewelry & tech industries have with the colonized peoples of the world.
Learn more about why this campaign is so urgent by reading the January 2019 article “All diamonds are blood diamonds: There is no diamond not covered with the blood of African people!” by Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People’s Solidarity Committee: http://www.theburningspear.com/2019/01/All-diamonds-are-blood-diamonds-There-is-no-diamond-not-covered-with-the-blood-of-African-people
YEJIDE ORUNMILA, President of the African National Women’s Organization and member of the African People’s Socialist Party’s National Central Committee
CONNOR VOSS, North Regional Coordinator of the African People’s Solidarity Committee; Membership Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement
Saturday February 23rd, 3-5pm
@ First Church in Jamaica Plain
6 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain MA
REGISTER AT: BloodDiamondsBoston.eventbrite.com
Hosted by the Boston chapter of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, white people in solidarity with Black Power.
Are you interested in volunteering at this event or joining the organizing committee? Come to our open chapter meetings! The next one is Monday 1/21, 6:30pm: White Solidarity with Black Power! USM Boston open meeting
More info at: email@example.com, 781-214-8131 and follow facebook.com/usmboston