New York forum to discuss Gates & racial profiling
Published Aug 5, 2009 5:26 PM
The New York branch of Workers World Party will be holding a public forum
on “Professor Henry Gates was right—Racial profiling and police
brutality are wrong”, Sat., Aug. 8, 3 p.m. at the Solidarity Center, 55
W. 17th St., Rm. 5C in Manhattan.
The featured speakers will be:
• Phebe Eckfeldt, a member of Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical
Workers, AFSCME Local 3650; a founder of the Boston Women's Fightback
Network; and a leader of WWP in Boston.
• Monica Moorehead—managing editor of WW newspaper; WWP secretariat
member; and editor of ‘Marxism, Reparations & the Black Freedom
• Larry Hales, a leader of Fight Imperialism, Stand Together;
contributing editor of WW newspaper and a WWP national committee member.
Discussion will follow the presentations.
There will also be a special video showing of the July 29 community-labor press
conference in support of Prof. Gates in Cambridge, Mass. Dinner will be served
after the forum for a small donation. Call 212-627-2994 for leaflets and more
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