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Feb 15, TH, 12 noon–4 pm: #ProudAfricans Coalition Protest at U.N.

#ProudAfricans Coalition Protest at UNITED NATIONS
#ProudAfricans a coalition of African, Caribbean, and African-American activists, human rights, and professional organizations is hosting a protest rally outside the UN at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza park on Thursday Feb. 15 to denounce the recent anti-Africa racist comments by President Donald Trump and to highlight Africa’s past and continuing contributions in the creation of wealth and prosperity in the industrialized West.
Location: United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Park at 47 St btw 1st & 2nd Ave, Manhattan.
Organized by: United African Congress (UAC), Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Give Them A Hand Foundation, African Diaspora Coalition for Justice, Nextmedia.tv, The Black Star News, African Women Solidarity Action for Development, African Hope Committee, African Commission of Newark, New Jersey,  African Human Rights Commission.
Endorsed by: Brooklyn For Peace
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See Press Release in Black Star News
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Register (free) and see more info on EventBrite

FEB. 22, TH: Which Way In Korea? Threats and War or Olympic Truce and Diplomacy?

Forum: Which Way In Korea? Threats and War or Olympic Truce and Diplomacy?
An Evening of Dialogue and Discussion

Learn and Discuss:

  • Is North Korea really a threat to the United States?
  • What’s the history of US nuclear policy toward North Korea?
  • What is the “freeze for a freeze” proposal?
  • What is the Olympic Truce?

HOST: Brooklyn For Peace

WHEN: Thursday, February 22nd, 7-9PM

WHERE: The Commons Cafe, 388 Atlantic Ave. at Bond, Brooklyn. A/C/G to Hoyt, 4/5 Nevins, F/G Bergen

DETAILS: Free Admission — All are welcome! Food & drink available for purchase at The Commons Cafe.

    • Juyeon JC Rhee, Korean grassroots organizer and Board member of both Nodutdol for Korean Community Development and the Korea Policy Institute, will give a basic history of Korea, and background on the current crisis and the Korean-American peace movement.
    • William (Bill) Hartung, Director of the Arms and Security Project at Center for International Policy and a senior adviser to the center’s Security Assistance Monitor, will address issues of U.S. nuclear policy as it relates to North Korea such as: Pentagon spending, including its relationship to other federal budget priorities; U.S. global military reach and interventionism; history and current reality of the military-industrial complex.

 

 

More Info HERE.
CONTACT: 718-624-5921
bfp@brooklynpeace.org // brooklynpeace.org

Ongoing: Refugees and Immigrants Welcome Poster Campaign

Join us to put up Refugees and Immigrants Welcome posters in Brooklyn! We will partner you with others to put up posters, or you can pick up some and put them up yourself.

WHEN: At your convenience
WHERE: Wherever you can imagine

Email fortgreenepeace@gmail.com or pej@brooklynpeace.org to get involved.