International Women’s Day Event: Black Women’s Struggle for Democracy and Socialism

Join us on March 8th for an International Women’s Day celebration. Titled “Black Women’s Struggle for Democracy and Socialism,” the virtual Zoom event will begin at 8:00 PM Eastern, 7:00 PM Central, 6:00 PM Mountain, and 5:00 PM Pacific time.

Register here.

Among those whose lives will be highlighted: are

  • Artist Elizabeth Catlett
  • CPUSA leader and former SNCC activist Debbie Bell
  • Labor leader Etta Furlow
  • Anti-Jim Crow campaigner Edna Griffin

Special note will also be taken of the outstanding contributions of:

  • Charlene Mitchell, the first Black woman to run for U.S. president, the Communist Party’s nominee in 1968
  • Dorothy Burnham, Southern Negro Youth activist, and longtime CPUSA leader.

The celebration is sponsored by the New York Bureau of People’s World, the African American Commission of the Communist Party, and the CP’s NY district.


Special to People’s World
Special to People’s World

People’s World is a voice for progressive change and socialism in the United States. It provides news and analysis of, by, and for the labor and democratic movements to our readers across the country and around the world. People’s World traces its lineage to the Daily Worker newspaper, founded by communists, socialists, union members, and other activists in Chicago in 1924.