The Atlanta Radical Book Fair. Image Via Facebook.
The Atlanta Radical Book Fair is coming this weekend, bringing with it artists, activists and new ways of approaching old problems.
Tomorrow from 12 to 6 p.m., community organizers, radical-left writers and political publishers will be gathering in the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History located at 101 Auburn Ave NE. This year’s fair will feature panel discussions unpacking topics such as police violence, immigrant solidarity, Indigenous anti-colonialism in North America and the intersections of Black Power, anarchism and social ecology, according to program materials.
The fair will also host an indoor market where radical publishers, artists, booksellers and community organizations will be selling their merchandise. Several event’s will be held throughout the day, including discussions with titles such as “Standing in Solidarity with Palestine,” “Blackness, Anarchism, and Social Ecology” and “Taking Care of Each Other: Organizing for a World Without Police and Prisons,” according to the program’s schedule.
Featured speakers will include William Anderson, a freelancer writer and author of “As Black as Resistance;” Ward Churchill, former member of the leadership council of the Colorado American Indian Movement; and Nani Ferreira-Mathews, a freelance journalist and original organizer of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
For more information, vistit the event’s website.