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Nov 2020


6:30 PM

The legacy of Jack O’Dell in the Black freedom movement

Online/Phone Only United States

  The Claudia Jones School for Political Education invites you to their next event, The Legacy of Jack O'Dell in the Black Freedom Movement. Born Hunter Pitts O'Dell in Detroit in 1923, he went on to be a militant labor organizer in the National Maritime Union, an activist in the Southern Negro Youth Congress, and a campaigner for Henry Wallace's presidential bid in 1948 under the Progressive Party banner. Later, he joined the Communist Party USA for a brief period…