October 01, 2013

Paul Robeson Art is a Weapon Festival starts today!

A bit late with this one but here goes:

‘Here I Stand! Paul Robeson, Jewish people, Palestine’
As part of the
PAUL ROBESON ART IS A WEAPON FESTIVAL, OCT 1–26, 2013
Tristan Bates Theatre, 1A Tower St, Covent Garden, WC2H 9NP

Selma James is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-capitalist campaigner and author. In 1972, she founded the International Wages for Housework Campaign, and in 2000 she helped launch the Global Women's Strike which she co-ordinates. In 1975 she became the first spokeswoman of the English Collective of Prostitutes. She is a founder member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (2008). Her anthology Sex Race and Class, The Perspective of Winning (2011) has had rave reviews. Ms James is a contributor to the Guardian, and is acknowledged as a riveting public speaker.

Cristel Amiss, founder member of Black Women’s Rape Action Project, will be also be speaking at this festival on Wed 2 October 6.10pm.
Go to Tristan Bates Theatre Website for booking info
 Full programme: http://cmr.tayoalukoandfriends.com/art_is_fest/speakers%20page.php

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