Join author Alan Wieder for a discussion of his new book, Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid, at Bluestockings on Thursday, October 17. This engaging and richly detailed work recounts the extraordinary lives of First and Slovo, their contributions to the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, and their sometimes tumultuous relationship.
The new issue of The Indypendent is out! Issue #186 includes a beautiful, six-page immigrant rights special section with a pull-out poster, the latest revelations from the NYPD stop-and-frisk trial, a first-person report from an Occupy Sandy organizer in Far Rockaway and a fictional short story by Nicholas Powers set in the volatile, storm-tossed world of NYC 2037. Enjoy!
Warm weather is back! Summer is coming soon! It's time to shake off the winter cobwebs and move it on the dance floor. Join The Indypendent and two great Brooklyn DJs as we dance the night away in a beautiful loft space in Bushwick, on Saturday May 4 from 9pm to 3am, in celebration of independent journalism and a season of renewal.