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Est. April 5, 2002
October 29, 2015 - Issue 627

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The Global African
Grace Lee Boggs
Dyett Hunger Strike

Video is courtesy of The Global African & teleSUR

The subject of this video is the legacy of
activist Grace Lee Boggs and a hunger strike
in Chicago protesting a school closing. Mr. Fletcher
looks at these issues with Shekinah Hockenhull,
Howard student and Grace Lee Boggs protege,
Adrienne Maree Brown, Detroit based activist
and writer, and Jitu Brown, National
Director of Journey for Justice Alliance. Editorial Board member and Columnist, Bill Fletcher, Jr., is the host of The Global African on Telesur-English, a Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies, the immediate past president of  TransAfricaForum, and the author of “They’re Bankrupting Us” - And Twenty Other Myths about Unions. He is also the co-author of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice, which examines the crisis of organized labor in the USA. Other Bill Fletcher, Jr. writing can be found at Contact Mr. Fletcher and BC.

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