The following report was about the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend in Washington Hts for which pictures, and a short report of going to East Harlem two days later, are available HERE.
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Una tarde en Washington Heights, con BA en todas partes!
En apoyo a la campaña que esta en curso para llevar la voz y obra de Bob Avakian, La cual a dado una gran iniciativa con la Gira del Autobús de Lo BAsico/Basics, que le esta dando la vuelta a todo el país y llevando la revolución en todos los rincones donde literalmente han abandonado a las masas de gente a su suerte. Pero que después de esta gira, recorriendo los pueblos, barrios y otras otros lugares más remotos del país, conociendo el libro Lo BAsico y adentrándose a toda una visión de un mundo radicalmente diferente, en lugares como California, Atlanta y Florida, donde lincharon a Trayvon Martin.
June 2nd Celebration at Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NYC:
picnic and report back from the BAsics Bus Tour
On Sat. Jun 2 we had a picnic at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem to celebrate and welcome back the volunteers who had participated in the recent leg of the BAsics Bus Tour that went into the deep South.
A group of young girls ranging in age from 5-12 years old were the first to arrive. A week before the picnic one of the girls had run into revolutionaries and signed the BAsics 1:13 “No more generations of our youth…” quote banner — writing “Fair is fair” as her contribution. She had been thinking about the picnic all week and invited her friends. The girls read the quote palm card aloud in unison. The 5-year-old wanted to add “No Racism” to the banner and since she had not yet learned how to write an older girl wrote it for her.
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From organizers in NYC:
Building on similar efforts two days earlier in the Dominican community of Washington Heights, we took the message of the BAsics Bus Tour to El Barrio/East Harlem. Our team of three included one person selling Revolution newspaper. One person carried a large sign with BAsics 1:13 (the focal point of the Tour reproduced below) and the Bus Tour logo, in Spanish for people to write their statements. The third person passed out the cards with the quote and a flier about the upcoming fundraising picnic and the Bus Tour organizing committee meeting.