Sat, 11 Dec 2021, 17:00 (GMT)
The US launch of Andaiye's pathbreaking book, alongside Selma Blair's 'Our Time is Now'
Between the Lines Books in Toronto, City Lights Books in San Francisco, Eso Won Bookstore in Los Angeles, the Howard Zinn Book Fair, Marcus Books in Oakland, Pacifica Radio’s “Sojourner Truth”, Pacifica station WPFW in Washington DC, PM Press in Oakland, and Pluto Press in London join with the Global Women’s Strike in sponsoring the US launch of two pathbreaking books:
● THE POINT IS TO CHANGE THE WORLD by the late Andaiye, Guyanese author, founder member of Red Thread and member of Women of Color Global Women’s Strike, close colleague of Dr Walter Rodney and a key figure in the Caribbean; with an introduction by African American historian and author Dr Robin Kelley.
● OUR TIME IS NOW: SEX, RACE, CLASS, AND CARING FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET by internationally renowned author and campaigner Selma James, founder of the Wages for Housework Campaign, and colleague and widow of CLR James; with an introduction by Margaret Prescod
Online event will feature Selma James, author, and Alissa Trotz, editor of Andaiye’s book and Professor of Women and Gender Studies and Caribbean Studies at New College, University of Toronto. Margaret Prescod who introduced Selma’s book will be a facilitator.
For more info: https://globalwomenstrike.net/us-launch-11-dec-andaiye-and-selma-james-the-point-is-to-change-the-world-our-time-is-now/