Franklin Alexander was the husband of Kendra Alexander.
Communist Party dissidents
On November 15-16 1991, 30 dissident members of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA convened a meeting to "sign a statement of events" - most or all signatories were soon to break with the party and were later to form Committees of Correspondence.
The signatories included Franklin Alexander, Northern California;
Communist Party reformer
In 1991 Franklin Alexander, Northern California was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party" - most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.
Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s
The Conference on Perspectives for Democracy and Socialism in the 90s was the Committees of Correspondence's first national conference held in Berkeley, California July 17-19, 1992.
Workshops that were held at the conference on Saturday, July 18 included:
African American What lies behind and beyond LA? What strategy for African-American liberation? What is its place in the general struggle for democracy and social advance?
- Fran Beal, CrossRoads National Board, freelance writer, Oakland
- Charles Brown, CoC Coordinating Committee, Detroit
- Ishmael Flory, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Chicago
- Franklin Alexander, co-chair, African Americans for Peace and Justice