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Black August 2015: Organizing the Community for Justice and Freedom

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Black August 2015: Organizing the Community for Justice and Freedom

The Deets:

Saturday August 29, 2015

6:00 pm

Driftwood Community Centre

4401 Jane Street,

Toronto, Ontario


The Call Out:


The Driftwood Community Centre and the Network for the Elimination of Police Violence (NEPV) present a Black August film screening and group discussion on fighting for justice


 In the late 1970’s Black August was moved from the yards of California’s concentration camps to New Afrikan communities throughout California and the united states empire.

As the Black August practice and tradition spread, it grew to observe not only the sacrifices of the brothers in California’s concentration camps, but the sacrifices and struggles of our ancestors against white supremacy, colonialism, and imperialism." - Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

FILM SCREENING: "Crisis of Distrust: Police and Community in Toronto"

GROUP DISCUSSION & PLANNING: discuss the film and actions needed to collectively organize and fight for justice.

WHERE: Driftwood Community Centre, 4401 Jane Street (4 blocks north of Finch Avenue West)

WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2015; 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Latoya Rodney, hip hop artist

Kwanza, drummer and storyteller

The Real Sun, spoken word artist and singer


Childcare and dinner will be provided

For further information, contact:

NEPV: eliminatepoliceviolence@gmail.com 

Driftwood Community Centre at: 416-395-6019



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