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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/12/17
The People’s Thanksgiving dinner is held each year as an anti-racist holiday event by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) in Chicago. Usually a festive affair, this year included a note of sadness because local peace activist Pat Hunt had died only days earlier.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/08/17
We are circulating the text of Frank Chapman’s Dec. 3 speech at Chicago’s 26th annual People’s Thanksgiving event. Frank Chapman is a veteran of the Black Liberation Movement and a leading member of Freedom Road Socialist Organization.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/20/16
130 activists from all the people’s movements gathered for the annual People’s Thanksgiving awards dinner, Nov. 19, hosted by Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO). The event is a fundraiser for Fight Back News and for Rasmea Odeh.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/07/15
Palestinian icon Rasmea Odeh; Black youth leaders Veronica Morris-Moore and LaCreshia Birts; Black Liberation Movement veteran Frank Chapman and Eric Koene, a striking worker from the Kohler plant in Wisconsin, appeared together on the stage of the 24th Annual People’s Thanksgiving.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/06/15
A crowd of 100 people from all walks of life gathered in Chicago for an annual event, the People’s Thanksgiving.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 11/25/14
The 23rd annual People’s Thanksgiving, a celebration of the past year of struggle in Chicago, was held here Nov. 22.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/10/13
Despite being the target of a major political attack by the U.S. government, Rasmea Odeh continues to work for the Palestinian people.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/06/13
Since 1992, activists with Fight Back! news, some of whom are members of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, have held a People’s Thanksgiving dinner. According to Joe Iosbaker, “It was started as part of a movement to protest 500 years of colonialism and to celebrate the resistance of the indigenous people.”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/19/12
Fight Back! is circulating a letter of greetings to the Chicago 20th Annual People’s Thanksgiving, sent by Gerardo Hernandez, of the Cuban 5.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/04/12
The 20th Anniversary of People’s Thanksgiving was held in Chicago Dec. 1, sponsored by Fight Back! newspaper.
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