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Exhibition of Ralph Fasanella’s paintings

August 31, 2014
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Exhibition of Ralph Fasanella’s paintings

The exhibition of Lincoln Vet Ralph Fasanella’s paintings “Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget,” organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, opens on Tuesday (Sept. 2) at the American Folk Art Museum. (Through Nov. 30, 2 Lincoln Square, 212-595-9533, folkartmuseum.org.)
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Interactive map of IB monuments across Spain

July 9, 2014
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Interactive map of IB monuments across Spain

The Asociación de Amigos de las Brigadas Internacionales (AABI) has produced an interactive map of the tribute memorials to the International Brigades across Spain. The project in an ongoing labor, and anyone with information on a monument not currently included on the map, is welcome to contribute information and photos through AABI’s website. The map is...
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Letter from ALBA: Know history to change history

June 12, 2014
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Letter from ALBA: Know history to change history

Bryan Stevenson’s message was a simple one: This country and the world are deeply scarred by histories of injustice that need to be acknowledged--and taught.
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Fight apathy! Young ALBA activist mobilizes peers

June 12, 2014
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Fight apathy! Young ALBA activist mobilizes peers

Andrew Plotch, ALBA-Puffin Foundation Youth Activist and a high school senior in New Jersey, is the creator and leader of the nationwide Fight Apathy Campaign.
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ALBA inspires Massachusetts teachers

June 12, 2014
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ALBA inspires Massachusetts teachers

ALBA hosted another successful teaching institute this spring, the first one in Massachusetts.
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NY students showcase SCW-inspired poster art

June 12, 2014
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NY students showcase SCW-inspired poster art

Stuyvesant High School marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War with presentations based on ALBA’s recent Teaching Institute.
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Toward truth and reconciliation: Changing the narrative of US history

June 11, 2014
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Toward truth and reconciliation: Changing the narrative of US history

In a stirring and honest conversation with actor and activist Mike Farrell, ALBA/Puffin Award winner Bryan Stevenson addressed the United States’ continuing struggles with racial injustice, moving his New York audience to tears. (Podcast video, 55'.)
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Solidarity Forever: NY reunion carries the torch forward

June 11, 2014
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Solidarity Forever: NY reunion carries the torch forward

At ALBA’s moving event in New York, actor Mike Farrell, singer Josh White, Jr., and Amnesty International’s Steven Hawkins help honor Pete Seeger and Bryan Stevenson while celebrating the Lincoln volunteers’ commitment to social and racial justice. Video, 17'
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Assurances on Madrid Memorial

March 21, 2014
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Assurances on Madrid Memorial

We’ve been assured by our friends in Madrid that the International Brigade memorial in the capital’s University City is not in danger. As reported in our last issue, the memorial was deemed to be under threat following a Madrid court ruling in favour of a writ brought by a lawyer with far-right connections complaining...
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