Dear friends and comrades, The War Before, the writings and speeches of Safiya Bukhari, will be published by the Feminist Press on Feb. 1 2010 (see books/safiya-bukhari/war). Wonda and I invite you to any and all of the following NYC events (and stay posted for others or set them up and tell us!):

Monday, Feb. 1st, 7 pm Barnes&Noble Upper West Side (Broadway at 82nd St.), Manhattan  "Black Women, Black Freedom with Wonda Jones, Laura Whitehorn , Jeanne Theoharis and Komozi Woodard" (they are editors of a new book called "Want to Start a Revolution? Radical Women in the Black Freedom Struggle") this event will likely last only about an hour and a bit ( http://store-locator. ).

Wednesday, Feb. 3 Launch party for "The War Before" and celebration of Safiya Bukhari hosted by Safiya Bandele at Medgar Evers (1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn) 6 to 9 pm

Friday, Feb. 5 reading and discussion at Bluestockings radical bookstore, 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington, Manhattan. Not sure of the time; probably 7....

Saturday, Feb. 13th celebration of Safiya Bukhari and "The War Before" at the Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Streets, Manhattan.

We hope to see you there, there, there and there!

Wonda Jones and Laura Whitehorn

Free All Political Prisoners!