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"From Here to Doomsday: Endless Wars and Insane Nuclear Policy Since the Pentagon Papers." with Sacco & Vanzetti Awardee Daniel Ellsberg

When: Sunday, December 13, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
"From Here to Doomsday: Endless Wars and Insane Nuclear Policy Since the Pentagon Papers."
with Sacco & Vanzetti Awardee Daniel Ellsberg
 

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“The Culture of Despair” with Chris Hedges

When: Sunday, December 20, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

The rupture of social bonds throughout American society has created a culture of despair, one where individuals and groups seek affirmation in acts of self-destruction. How do we restore those bonds? And if we cannot what will it mean for the United States and the world?

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“Where is the Hope?” with Rev. June R. Cooper

When: Sunday, December 6, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Signs of Hope-Derrick Bell a noted Harvard Professor wrote a book called Faces at the Bottom of the Well, The Permanence of Racism (1992) in which he states that racism is a permanent feature of American society. Do we accept this claim or do we see hope rising for recent protest and calls for police reform?
 
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“The role of independent media – why we need it now more than ever” with Norman Stockwell

When: Sunday, November 22, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

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In a time when the very concept of truth has become contested territory, the role of an independent media is more critical than ever. Community-based, non-profit, and independent media outlets abound. Norman Stockwell, publisher of the 111-year-old magazine “The Progressive” will look at different forms of independent journalism and discuss ways in which audiences can become better consumers of the news, and even participants in its creation.  

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“You Can’t Keep It Unless You Give It Away” with Arnie King

When: Sunday, November 15, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

“A Transforming Moment: What Next?” with Mark Solomon

When: Sunday, November 8, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

The defeat of Donald Trump augurs well for a democratic transformation. How do we, the progressive majority, seize the moment to deliver a fatal blow to reaction and usher in a new era of progress, equality and peace? (Subject to change.)

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“How to Get the Neofascist Out Without Surrendering to the Parties of War & Wall Street ” with Jill Stein

When: Sunday, November 1, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
In this historic moment, people are rising up like we haven’t seen for generations. From wildcat strikes to rent boycotts, there is a growing revolt against the rapacious oligarchy that’s brought crises in virtually every dimension of our lives. But how can we rise up in the halls of power as well as in the streets? And how do we get Trump out of the White House without the deadly consequences of voting for the lesser evil?
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“Key issues for MA prison reform work”  with Atty. Elizabeth Matos

When: Sunday, October 25, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Elizabeth Matos will discuss timely issues in prisoners’ rights work in the Commonwealth today such as protecting those incarcerated from the ongoing threat of COVID, ending the use of solitary confinement, officer brutality behind the walls, and barriers to rehabilitation and reentry like the cost of prison phone calls and lack of access to family visitation. 
 
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“There is Nothing Left to Colonize but Ourselves.” with Hartman Deetz

When: Sunday, October 11, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

"Boston Suffrage and Activism in 1919" with Pam Swing

When: Sunday, October 4, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Members of the Six Point Group. Left to right: Monica Whately, Betty Archdale, Ruby Rich, Florence McFarland, Betty Gram Swing and Frances Slimon

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Finally Placing Sacco and Vanzetti in the Public Memory of Boston

When: Saturday, August 22, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Join CCB and the Sacco & Vanzetti Memorial Society for a
video presentation and panel discussion live on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzqBfbtvnhNKWmzpCm0lIA

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"Beyond Trump's Walls: Greg Grandin In Conversation With Avi Chomsky"

When: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Boston

Join us on Thursday, August 6th from 7-8:30pm EST for a deep dive with 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winner Greg Grandin, author of *THE END OF THE MYTH: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America* (among other books). We will also be joined by scholar and activist Aviva Chomsky, (author of *Undocumented* and *"They Take Our Jobs!" and 20 Other Myths about Immigration*).

How do we understand the rise of Trumpism and Trump's Border Wall and the way it is re-shaping US politics?

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“A People's Guide to Greater Boston”  with Eleni Macrakis, Suren Moodliar and Joseph Nevins

When: Sunday, August 16, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Join co-authors, Eleni Macrakis, Suren Moodlair and Joseph Nevins, for a discussion about their book A People's Guide to Greater Boston.

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“The Genius of CCB: It’s Non-Sectarianism” with Rev. William Alberts

When: Sunday, August 23, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Virtual Program:
watch on Youtube
Sunday, August 23 at 11:00 am
“The Genius of CCB: It’s Non-Sectarianism” 
with Rev. William Alberts
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"An American Baptist in Cuba" with Rev. Allan McClendon

When: Sunday, July 26, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

 

Virtual Program Live on CCB's YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxzqBfbtvnhNKWmzpCm0lIA
 

"An American Baptist in Cuba" with Rev. Allan McClendon

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