2018 annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of our PPOWs

Date & Time: 
Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 15:00
Location: 
Unitarian Church of All Souls: 1157 Lexington Avenue@ East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075
November 2017
 
Greetings Community:
 
            The Malcolm X Commemoration Committeeis pleased to announce its 2018 annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of our PPOWs.  This is a tradition started twenty-two years ago by Iyaluua Ferguson, wife, comrade and life partnerof our late co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, Herman Ferguson.
 
 Saturday, January 27th, 2018 3:00pm-7:00pm
Unitarian Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Avenue@ East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075
Dinner served at 4pm, Libation at 5:00pm
Donations remain $40 for advance reservations and $45 at the door
 
Yes, the location has changed, but the purpose and tradition remain the same.
 
All proceeds go to the commissary accounts of the PP/POWs represented at the Dinner.
 
This 22ndANNUAL DINNER TRIBUTE to the FAMILIES of our PPOWs is co-sponsored by the National Alumni Association of the Black Panther Party (NAABPP) with the theme, HONORING THOSE WHO SPREAD THE WORD: Our Revolutionary Griots.” Along with paying Tribute to our captured Freedom Fighters and their Families, we will also honor a few Movement media voices – Nayaba Arinde, editor of New York City’s Amsterdam News, Sally O’Brien, radio co-host/producer of WBAI’s Where We Live, Basir Mchawi, host of WBAI’s Education at the Crossroads, Solwazi Afi Olusola, DARA: Ancestral Beauty Photography and Ngoma, artist, poet and musician extraordinaire.
 

​These folks have collectively kept the community informed and enlightened about our PPOWs and their Families as they’ve struggled against a criminally unjust legal and prison system. Invited to perform are radical poet, singer, Amina Baraka, accompanied by the Red Microphone and Shelly, a phenomenal spoken word artist. For two decades and counting, it has been Freedom-loving folk like you who have helped carry this Dinner Tribute forward. We count on your continued commitment and support as we all carry our captured Freedom Fighters and their Families forward. 
 
                                                                                  
All proceeds go to the commissary accounts of the PPOWs represented at the Dinner