News and Updates

Looking the World in the Face: Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THIS PIECE February 24, 2017 “History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history.” James Baldwin (“Black English: A Dishonest Argument”, 1980, as quoted in I Am Not Your Negro) Raoul Peck’s filmmaking approach in I Am Not Your Negro, affords us the opportunity to reacquaint ourselves with the dynamism of James Baldwin’s thinking.
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Greetings from the New CPE Staff

Dear Friends, We hope this message finds you holding strong during a hard and worrisome week. For organizations and communities in struggle against the violence of racism, capitalism, patriarchy, displacement, and war, whatever the outcome of Tuesday’s election, we knew we would need to regroup and fortify ourselves for the fight to come.
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News from the CPE

Exciting news from the Center for Political Education! After 18 years, the Center for Political Education recently took a moment to assess its role as a political education organization in service of movement building in the Bay Area, and to imagine what its next steps forward should be.
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