Bio: Benjamin J. Davis Jr.

Bio:  Benjamin J. Davis Jr.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ben Davis Benjamin Davis by Hugo Gellert New York City Councilman In officeMarch 1, 1943 – December 31, 1949 Preceded by Adam Clayton Powell Personal details Born Benjamin Jefferson Davis, Jr.September 8, 1903Dawson, Georgia Died August 22, 1964 (aged 60)New York City Nationality American Political party Communist Occupation Lawyer,… Continue reading

Bio: Claudia Jones

Bio:  Claudia Jones

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Claudia Jones Born Claudia Vera Cumberbatch21 February 1915Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Died 24 December 1964 (aged 49)London, England Resting place Highgate Cemetery Nationality Trinidadian Other names Claudia Cumberbatch Jones Occupation Journalist, activist Years active 1936–1964 Known for Founder of the Notting Hill Carnival.Founder of Britain’s first major black community newspaper…. Continue reading

Friday – Update – Block the Boat (from Adrienne Fong)

9:30am UPDATE from AROC viaTEXT – ZIM boat is not docking today. Stay prepared to mobilize. For TEXT updates call: 181-BLOCKZIM #BlocktheBoat  (1.812.562.5946) and leave a message with your number. From AROC FB page – AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center | Facebook: SEIU Local 1021 has endorsed our #BlocktheBoat campaign against the return of the Israeli Zim shipping line… Continue reading