Black August Tribute to Jonathan and George Jackson, Marcus Garvey, and Consuewella Africa
Time & Location
About the Event
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Saturday August 7th, 6:30p.m. (virtual)
Black August Tribute to Jonathon and
George Jackson. Guest Bro. Bilal Sunni Ali, Bilal Sunni Ali. A founding member of the New York Black Panthers. He is an advocate for still-incarcerated Panthers and other political prisoners, in addition to his work as a world-renowned musician and member of Gil Scott-Heron’s Midnight Band.
- Organizers with George Jackson University.
- Brother Bunchy. Black Panther member from Houston.
- Poetry by Lucas Alan Dietsche Prison Abolition Organizer.
Saturday August 14th, 6:30 p.m. (virtual)
Marcus Garvey Birthday Tribute> Theme; "Envisioning Revolutionar Pan-Africanism; Conquering the Road Ahead."
- Guest Speakers and Cultural Entertainment.
Saturday August 21st, 6:30 p.m (virtual)
Remembering George Jackson 50yrs after his assassination. Guest Speakers:
- George Jackson University, and other Prision Abolitionist organizers.
Saturday August 28th- 11am -3 pm
In person event at the Pan-African Connection Bookstore. In Defense of Black Lives will host a day of Black August activities.
Saturday August 28th 6:30 p.m. (virtual)
- Tribute to Consuewella Africa.
Guest Speakers Janet Africa and Orie Lumumba.
Call 214-943-8262 for more information.
Black August Commemoration