Jerome Scott

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Jerome Scott


Jerome Scott is a leader of League of Revolutionaries for a New America.

Malcolm X conference

A conference, Malcolm X: Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle was held in New York City, November 14 1990.

The "Is It Time for Independent Black Politics?" panel consisted of;

Chairperson:

Panel:

Black anti-Columbus group

Ona Alston, Abdul Alkalimat, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Monica Jackson, Ralph Gomes, Cynthia Larimore, Jerome Scott, Cornell Locklear, Leo Oso, Walda Katz-Fishman, were on the working group for a conference to discuss an "Afro-Centric Counter-Columbus commemoration" Bill Fletcher, Jr. wrote about the group "In search of our truth, and our future" inFreedom Road Socialist Organization's Forward Motion, December 1991 issue.

Black Radical Congress

In March 1998 “Endorsers of the Call” to found a Black Radical Congress included Jerome Scott, Project South, Atlanta[2].

THE BLACK SCHOLAR VOLUME 28, NO. 3/4, page 45

Van Jones was a panelist at the Black Radical Congress conference held in Chicago, June 19-21, 1998, University of Illinois at Chicago, in the workshop "Sustaining Community Groups and Institutions". The BRC was/is a marxist/Black Power melange of the old Communist Party USA, SNCC, Republic of New Afrika and related groups of the 1960s and 70s, with the newer generations of the "Reparations" Movement, the Democratic Socialists of America , and marxists from the Black Power political movements of the 1970s thru 1990s.[3]

Panelists were Jerome Scott (chair), Sharon Powell, Van Jones, Jennifer Henderson, Judy Hatcher (coordinator).

“Forging a Black Liberation Agenda for the 21st Century”

10th Anniversary Meeting of the Black Radical Congress, “Forging a Black Liberation Agenda for the 21st Century” Black Radical Congress, June 20-22, 2008, St. Louis, Missouri.

Endorsers for the Congress included Jerome Scott, League of Revolutionaries for a New America.[4]

War Times

In January 2002, a group of San Francisco leftists, mainly involved with STORM or Committees of Correspondence, founded a national anti-Iraq War newspaper[5] War Times.

Endorsers of the project included Jerome Scott, executive director, Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty & Genocide Seminarians for Peace.

Project South Leadership transition

2007, first U.S. Social Forum converges over 20,000 people in Atlanta, Project South serves as anchor organization. Historical transition of founders Jerome Scott, Director (staff) and Walda Katz-Fishman, Board Chair. PS creates the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) – Christi Ketchum, Emery Wright, Stephanie Guilloud & Will Cordery.[6]

Independent Progressive Politics Network

In 2009 Jerome Scott served on the National Steering Committee of the Independent Progressive Politics Network[7].

US Social Forum National Planning Committee

Contact Sheet for the National Planning Committee of the U.S. Social Forum, Detroit 2010. Original April 09, 2009, Updated February 23, 2010.

Left Forum 2010

What Does it Mean to be a Revolutionary in Our Times?:

The US Social Forum and US Social Movements: The Road from Atlanta to Detroit 2010:

The Revolutionary Project and Socialism in the 21st century: US Bottom-up Struggles and the US Social Forum:

Left Forum 2011

Left Forum 2012

The Occupy Motion and the Revolutionary Process

Ear to the Ground Project

Ear to the Ground Project;

We would like to express our deep respect and appreciation for everyone who took the time to talk with us, and the organizations that generously hosted us during our travels. Interviews were confidential, but the following people have agreed to have their names listed for this publication:

Most of those listed were connected to Freedom Road Socialist Organization.

Jerome Scott was among those on the list. [8]

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