An Unlikely Warrior: Evolution of a Black Nationalist Revolutionary

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 7:30pm
TThe Brecht Forum, 451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune Sts): A, C, E to 14 St. (south exits to 14th & 8th Av.; L to 8th Av. (at 14th); #1, 2, 3 to 14 St.(south exits to 12th St. & 7th Av.); PATH to Christopher St. (nr. Hudson St.); F, M to 14 St (at 6th Av.); B, D to W. 4 St. (north exits to Waverly & 6th Av.); maps below)

June 24th, 2013 7:30 PM
An Unlikely Warrior
Evolution of a Black Nationalist Revolutionary
Iyaluua Ferguson & Herman Ferguson

An Unlikely Warrior tells the amazing biographic story of Herman Ferguson. The book chronicles his evolution from an “ all- american “ boy growing up in the Jim Crow South to a Pan Africanist/ Black Nationalist activist who has been involved in the Political Prisoner Movement, Reparations Movement, and a myriad of other social justice movements.

A former NYC Public School Assistant Principal, Ferguson, now 92 years young, was a founding member of Malcolm X’s Organization Of Afro American Unity. A target of the infamous COINTELPRO campaign by the United States government and NYPD against the Black Liberation movement, Ferguson was charged with conspiracy to kill two prominent civil rights and , upon conviction, went into exile for nearly twenty years. When he returned to the US, he was incarcerated. Although close to 70 years of age upon his release from prison, Ferguson rejoined the movement for Black equality and human rights, forming the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee , co- founding the Jericho Movement, and other organizations.