OUSU Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality
An Evening with Bob Brown
Black Rhodes Scholars Association
October 20, 2013
In celebration of Black History Month, the Black Rhodes Scholars Association (popularly known as BAR) heard from civil rights veteran Bob Brown at 5:30 pm, 24th October, at Rhodes House, Oxford University, Oxford, England.
Mandingo Williams, a well-renowned Garveyite in London and member of Amy Garvey’s Family, and Janet Lawrence facilitated contact with the Black Rhodes Scholars Association. Mandingo accompanied Bob to the event and spoke.
WHO IS BOB BROWN?
Bob Brown celebrated 50 years of work, study and struggle in the student and youth, human and civil rights, national liberation and Black Power, Pan-African, socialist, anti-war and anti-draft, anti-zionist and anti-repression movements, in August 2013.
He marched with Revd. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a member of the Chicago Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (1963-1968); director of the Midwest Office of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (1967-1968); and co-founder of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party (1968-1969) along with Congressman Bob Rush.
He is currently an organizer for the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (GC) (1972-2013); a member of the Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania; and co-director of the Kwame Ture Institute.
He authored Slavery and the Slave Trade Were and Are Crimes Against Humanity; edited the new edition of Stokely Speaks: From Black Power to Pan-Africanism; and contributed an interview to We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America.
5:30pm. Thursday, 24th October, 2013
South Parks Road, OX1 3RG