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Coming Events at Revolution Books

Events for Revolution Books stores in New York and Berkeley are listed here. Listed below are contact numbers for distributors of Revolution newspaper and followers of Bob Avakian in other cities.

New York

Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Andy Zee at grand opening in Harlem

437 Malcolm X Blvd./Lenox Ave.



February 17, Saturday, 11 am-2:30 pm
Special Children’s Event: Griot World reads and performs from The Great Migration. Jacob Lawrence’s landmark series of paintings are sampled and narrated in this children’s book. Griot World brings interactive crafts, music, and puppetry to the reading. Recommended for 8 and up, all ages welcome.

February 20, Tuesday, 12 noon-1:30 pm
Special Children’s Event: Program held at the Langston Hughes home, 20 East 127th Street (between 5th & Madison). “Dreamweaver: The Life, Work and Times of Langston Hughes.” A special Revolution Books children’s program in collaboration with the I, Too Arts Collective. Bring the children during winter break to learn about Langston Hughes in the Harlem home where he lived and worked for the last 20 years of his life.

February 24, Saturday, 1-3 pm
Special Children’s Event: Ruth and the Green Book, with author Calvin Ramsey. Ruth was excited to take a trip in her family’s new car in the early 1950s. But she soon found out that many hotels and gas stations refused service to Black people. Daddy was upset about something called Jim Crow laws. Finally, a friendly attendant at a gas station showed Ruth’s family The Green Book. It listed the places that would welcome Black travelers. Facsimile copies of The Green Book will be on hand. Recommended for ages 7-11, but everyone welcome. Calvin Ramsey is a playwright and a children’s author who has served on the Georgia Council of the Arts.

February 25, Sunday, 6:30-8 pm
“The Oppression of Black People and the Revolutionary Struggle to End All Oppression: Film Excerpts from Talks by Bob Avakian.” These film excerpts are from his 2003 talk, Revolution: Why It’s Necessary, Why It’s Possible, What It’s All About, and his talk last fall, THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In The Name of Humanity We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America, A Better World IS Possible.


Revolution Books, Berkeley

2444 Durant Avenue
New Hours: 3 pm–7 pm Mon, 11 am–7 pm Tues–Sat, 1 pm–6 pm Sun


February 18, Sunday, 6 pm
Screening and discussion of the film of Bob Avakian’s talk last fall, THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In The Name of Humanity We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America, A Better World IS Possible.

February 20, Tuesday 7 pm
Discussion of several quotes from BAsics by Bob Avakian, from Chapter 4, “Understanding the World,” on epistemology, evolution, reality, the notion of gods, and religion.

Check the stores' websites for details, information, and more events.
Unless otherwise noted, the events listed on this page are in English, but in many cases Spanish translation is available. Please call the bookstore in advance to request Spanish translation.

Contact followers of Bob Avakian and distributors of Revolution newspaper in the following cities:

Chicago: revbookschi@yahoo.com, or 773-489-0930.

Los Angeles: revolutionbooksla@gmail.com, or 323-463-3500. Mailing address: P.O. Box 29141, Los Angeles, CA 90029.

Honolulu: revolutionbks@yahoo.com, or 808-944-3106.

Boston/Cambridge: info@revolutionbookscamb.org, or 617-388-0133. Mailing address: Revolution Books, 955 Massachusetts Ave., Box 321, Cambridge, MA. 02139.

Seattle: revolutionbookssea@gmail.com.

Cleveland: revbookscle@hotmail.com, or 216-225-2267.

Detroit: revbooks313@gmail.com, or 313-204-2906.

Atlanta: revbooksatl@hotmail.com, or 770-861-3339.

Houston: revolutionhtown@yahoo.com, or 832-865-0408
P.O. Box 230112, Houston, TX 77223


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