Co-sponsored by Workers World Party Chicago, Black Lives Matter Chicago, & BYP100 Chicago.
Takiyah Thompson was the first of eight activists arrested in 2017 by Durham, N.C. police after organizing with the community to remove a racist confederate statue. Join us to hear from Takiyah along with local Chicago activists from Black Lives Matter, BYP100, & WWP Chicago about how they are continuing to fight white supremacy, both symbolically and practically. Come share your community’s struggles and discuss how we can work toward liberation together. Takiyah is a member of Workers World Party, a nation-wide revolutionary socialist organization.
Event is free & open to the public. Free snacks & drinks provided. Location is at Ashland and Monroe. 1/4 mile south of the Ashland Green/Pink Line stop, 3/4 mile north-east of Medical District Blue Line stop.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1551259581624389