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Past Event
Monday, November 18, 2019, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Race, Class & the Fight for Socialism

5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, 92182
Cost: Free

“The 1619 Project,” published by the New York Times, is being promoted in an unprecedented publicity blitz in the media and at schools and campuses throughout the country. The occasion for this publication is the 400th anniversary of the initial arrival of 20 African slaves at Port Comfort in Virginia. The publication of this series raises the question of what the driving force of history is: Is it, as the Times insists, race? Or is it, as Marx analyzed, class? Is “anti-black racism ... in the very DNA of this country,” or is the history of the United States fundamentally the history of class struggle? Is America heading toward race war or socialist revolution? Despite the pretense of establishing the United States’ “true” foundation, the 1619 Project is a politically motivated falsification of history. Its promotion takes place under conditions of expanding class struggle internationally and a growing interest in socialism among workers and youth in the United States. Its aim is to block the development of a united movement of workers through the cultivation of racial divisions. This meeting will refute the historical falsifications advanced in the 1619 Project and explain their underlying political motivations. SDSU, Aztec Student Union, Templo Mayor, (2nd Floor)

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