Black Lives Matter

Session time: 
Friday, June 26, 2015 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Session Room: 
Temple U: Mitten Hall Great Court
Short Description: 
Building a black revolutionary response to intersectional, systemic issues that plague the black community.
Description: 
Building a black revolutionary response to intersectional, systemic issues that plague the black community. This People's Movement Assembly will work to 1.Collectively develop a political analysis of the current moment and the systemic root causes of our problems. 2. Come up with visions of the world we want and to create plans to get there (consider short, medium, and long-term demands as appropriate). 3. Create and coordinate related collective actions, campaigns, and strategic movement agendas (consider short, medium, and long-term actions and agendas if appropriate).
Fronts of Struggle: 
State violence and resistance, mass incarceration and abolition
Culture – capitalist appropriation of culture, political culture, and movement culture
Organization: 
Racial Justice Committee
Organization Web site: 
http://ussfphilly.org
Organization Description: 
The Racial Justice Committee is devoted to addressing issues of racial justice in our organizing and planning for the 2015 Social Forum.
Polycentric Site: 
Philadelphia, PA
Presentation Languages: 
English