Lauren Markham, The Far Away Brothers; Bob Avakian, On fighting fascism and making revolution; Nambi E. Kelley's play of Richard Wright's Native Son

The Faraway Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Great  American Unknown

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We'll talk with Journalist Lauren Markham, author of The Faraway Brothers, which has been called an "urgent chronicle of contemporary immigration." It's the story of  twin brothers growing up in El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, being forced to flee as unaccompanied minors, and struggling to find a new life in the great American unknown.


Bob Avakian (BA), Trump/Pence Must Go – Q&A

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Bob Avakian, the most radical revolutionary on the planet, and architect of the New Communism, from a talk given last autumn, The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go. In The Name Of Humanity, We Refuse To Accept A Fascist America, A Better World IS Possible. We'll hear the Q&A,  “On fighting fascism and making revolution.”


Native Son: Nambi E. Kelley’s gripping adaptation of Richard Wright’s classic novel

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Director Andi Chapman and Actors Noel Arthur and Jon Chaffin fromNative Son, playwright Nambi E. Kelley’s gripping adaptation of Richard Wright’s classic novel. Suffocating in rat-infested poverty on the South Side of Chicago in the 1930s, Bigger Thomas struggles to find a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has shut him out. After taking a job in a wealthy white man’s house, Bigger unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate.