Socialists and the Uprising Against Racism – Sunday, July 5, 4-6 PM (EDT)


Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 4 PM – 6 PM EDT

The mass protests in response to the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis constitute the biggest popular uprising in the US since the 1960s. What relationship have socialist organizations, including the Democratic Socialists of America, had to this movement? Join us for an online discussion of the opportunities and challenges that exist to making socialist politics relevant to the new rebellion against racism.

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Cinzia Arruzza teaches philosophy at the New School for Social Research and is the co-author of Feminism for the 99%. A Manifesto. She is a member of the Viewpoint Editorial Collective and of the editorial board of Spectre. She is an activist in DSA NYC-Emerge.

Justin Charles is a member of DSA in New York City and active in the Emerge caucus.

Michael Esealuka (she/her) serves on the steering committee of DSA’s national Labor Commission and is the former co-chair of New Orleans DSA. A decade plus veteran of the restaurant industry, she now works as an environmental and labor organizer in south Louisiana, uplifting frontline communities and petrochemical workers in their fight for clean air, soil, water and a sustainable green economy that works for workers.

Haley Pessin is a writer for the forthcoming socialist magazine, Tempest. She is a member of the Afrosocialist and Socialists of Color Caucus of the Democratic Socialists of America and a rank-and-file member of 1199 SEIU. She organizes with the group Legal Workers Rank & File in New York City.


DSA-Emerge Caucus (NYC), DSA-Madison, New Politics, Red Bloom, Rampant Magazine, Tempest magazine

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