Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Margaret Kimberley:“W. E. B. Du Bois and the Presidents Lessons for the 21st Century” Feb. 28, 2021


Moderator: Rev. Irene Monroe Music: Sharon Katz (of The Peace Train) • Margaret Kimberley is a co-founder and Editor and Senior Columnist for Black Agenda Report. She is the author of “Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents” and a contributor to the anthologies, “Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence,” “In Defense of Julian Assange,” and “Capitalism on a Ventilator: the Impact of COVID-19 on China and the U.S.” Her work as an activist includes leadership roles in the Black Alliance for Peace and the United National Antiwar Coalition. • Rev. Irene Monroe (she, her, hers) can be heard on the podcast and standing Boston Public Radio segment ALL REV’D UP on WGBH 89.7 FM. Monroe is the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail and History UnErased. Also, Monroe’s syndicated religion columns appear in Bay Windows, Cambridge Chronicle, Dig Boston, Curve, and in several cities across the country and in the U.K, and Canada Monroe is a founder and now member emeritus of several national LGBTQ+ black and religious organizations. As an activist Monroe has received numerous awards. Her papers are at the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College’s Research Library on the History of Women in America. • Sharon Katz was born in Port Elizabeth, now known as Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. ...After getting professional training and a Master’s degree in Music Therapy in the USA, Sharon was ready to return home to South Africa and use her skills as a guitarist, singer, band leader, composer, producer, and music therapist. www.sharonkatz.com. The Community Church of Boston: A Peace and Justice Congregation Since 1920 www.communitychurchofboston.org