Revolution #267, May 1, 2012

Plans for Four Defiant Days, April 28-May 1


New York

April 29, Sunday, 2 - 6 p.m.
Celebration and Rally. Come to Marcus Garvey Park. Richard Rogers Amphitheatre. Speakers, lively discussion, spoken word, food and more. Bring a dish to share or $10 donation in advance. For more information: or, 718-664-4164.

Join with people across the country. Decorated truck & foot caravan in upper Manhattan putting Bob Avakian, his work and vision of a different world, before thousands. Bring drums, whistles, your voice.
11:30am, 181st St. & St. Nicholas, Washington Heights, NY (A Train to 181st St. & Fort Washington), then 2:30 p.m., 125th St. & Amsterdam, Harlem, NY (1 Train to 125th St. & Broadway)


Los Angeles

April 29, Sunday, 2 - 6 p.m.
Panel discussion on the anniversary of the LA Rebellion, at Revolution Books, "It's Right to Rebel Against Injustice" with Erin Aubry Kaplan (author of Black Talk, Blue Thoughts, and Walking the Color Line : Dispatches from a Black Journalista), Michael Slate (writer for Revolution and KPFK radio host), and Frank Stoltze (reporter at KPCC). $10 donation.

April 29, Sunday, 7 p.m.
BA Everywhere Fundraising Concert "It's Right to Rebel Against Injustice" with Outernational; other performers to be announced. $20. Fais Do-Do, 5253 W Adams Blvd., L.A., CA 90016 (Special offer: panel discussion and concert: $25).



Saturday April 28
Car Caravan to West Side and South Side
Leave from Revolution Books at 12:15 p.m.
Meet at Revolution Books at 11:30 a.m. We will be leaving at 12:15 p.m., headed to the heart of the Westside at Madison and Pulaski. We will have a mini-rally in the area of Madison and Pulaski at 1:00 p.m. From there we will snake through the city to Hyde Park and the University of Chicago.
We will be spreading the word about BA, selling BAsics, from the talks and writings of Bob Avakian, and distributing this special edition of Revolution newspaper. And raising money!
Call the volunteer coordinator 312-860-8167 for an update on our location if you wish to join along the route.

Sunday, April 29,  6 p.m.
Fundraising Dinner to Celebrate May Day and A Different and Far Better Future
Union Star M.B. Church, 3915 W Chicago Ave, $10 donation
Food, Music, Spoken word and more.
Join us as we celebrate the campaign to project BA, his voice and his work way out into society—far beyond what it is today. Be part of this fundraising campaign and be part of an evening that unleashes and develops imagination, defiance, and community.

May 1st 2012
Join the INTERNATIONALIST Contingent in the May 1 Occupy and Immigrant Rights Rally and March
11 a.m.—Join us near the corner of Washington & Ashland. Look for the big Red Flag
12 noon Rally at Union Park
1501 W Randolph St Chicago
1 p.m. March to Federal Plaza



April 29, Sunday, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
The BAsics Bus Tour is going to hit the road again. After its successful pilot launch in California, the BAsics bus is going to take it higher. It's leaving from Atlanta in early May and we need you to help raise the $20,000 needed. Join us for conversation, food and phone-banking as we gather to raise funds together for the BAsics Bus Tour. Place TBA. Check for details.



Wednesday, April 25:
Come into Revolution Books anytime between 3 - 8 p.m. to pick up copies of the special May Day issue of Revolution newspaper, and get tickets for the May Day fundraising BBQ. 
Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m.:
Car Caravan! Meet up at 11 a.m. at W. 65th, between Clark and Storer—in the parking lot of the old Kmart. We will be boldly decorating cars for a city-wide car caravan to get out BA Everywhere! Some of the stops will be at Occupy downtown and the rally to Stop the War on Women in University Circle, and neighborhoods around the city. We want to seize on every opportunity to put BA, his works and vision, before thousands, raise money for BA Everywhere! and distribute BAsics broadly around the city. 
Sunday, April 29, 3 - 7 p.m.:
May Day fundraising BBQ and celebration, 3 - 7 p.m. At Rockefeller Park Lagoon Shelter, on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, between Wade Park Ave & E. 105. Good food and lively discussion will go together with clips from BA’s talk Revolution, Why It’s Necessary, Why It’s Possible, What It’s All About, music, spoken word—including BA’s “All Played Out”—and more. Tickets are $10 for individuals and $20 for families.  Tickets available at Revolution Books or from your Revolution distributor. Be there for the announcement of summer plans to make new advances in BA Everywhere.
Monday, April 30, 3 p.m.:
3 p.m. at Revolution Books—Banner-making for an internationalist contingent the next day at Occupy's May 1st rallies and marches. We'll also be doing phone banking to fundraise for BA Everywhere!
Tuesday, May 1:
A Day of Fighting the Power and Transforming the People for Revolution!  Gather at Occupy site on Public Square for May 1st rally and be part of the Internationalist contingent.



Saturday, April 28—Austin Tx
Noon, Meet up at the Kerbey Lane Café, 2606 Guadalupe St, to promote BA Everywhere and raise money for the BAsics bus tour along the Guadalupe strip at UT
Join with us in distributing Revolution and putting Bob Avakian, his work and vision of a different world, without the oppression of women, before all those fighting against the war against women's right to reproductive health care.
7 p.m.:  Get-together at the Spiderhouse Café:   2908 Fruth St., Austin 78705 (a few blocks north of UT campus):  Discuss the big questions, and bring your thinking about and contributions to the bus tour

Sunday, April 29—Houston
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  May Day Fundraising Potluck Dinner & Celebration @ 2805 Witchita, Houston, TX  77004 (a block north of Southmore, between Delano and Ennis)
Bring a dish. $ 10.00 Donation requested. Celebration and fundraiser for the  BAsics Bus Tour 

Tuesday, May 1: MAY DAY!
Join in organizing Internationalist Contingents at the following May First events under the slogan:  INTERNATIONALISM: THE WHOLE WORLD COMES FIRST
7 a.m.:  Occupy Houston March and Rally in Downtown Houston. Gather at Eleanor Tinsley Park on Allen Parkway
8 a.m.—March to City Hall.
5pm—Houston United March and Rally for Immigrant and Worker Rights. Gather at 5900 Bellaire Blvd. and march to Bayland Park for rally. 


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