Reading: Kevin Rashid Johnson’s “Defying the Tomb”

Featuring John “Mac” Gaskins
Soledad Brother-esque, “Defying the Tomb: Selected Prison Writings and Art of Kevin Rashid Johnson” is a collection of letters between revolutionary New Afrikan prisoner Johnson and a fellow prisoner, Outlaw, as well as essays written by Johnson discussing Marxism and Maoism, the Five-Percenters, Dialectical Materialism, Dead Prez, Capitalism, Racism, Imperialism, Class Struggle, and more. Johnson’s book will be read by John “Mac” Gaskins was in a neighboring cell with Johnson, and was recently released from the tombs of Wallins Ridge State Prison in southwest Virginia. Original artwork produced by Johnson will be displayed.

7 pm at Bluestockings
172 allen street
free

www.bluestockings.com

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