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Carl Dix
Carl Dix is a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA which is rooted in the new synthesis of revolution and communism developed by Bob Avakian. In 1970 Carl was one of the Fort Lewis 6, six GI's who refused orders to go to Vietnam. He served 2 years in Leavenworth Military Penitentiary for this stand. In 1985 Carl initiated the Draw the Line statement, a powerful condemnation of the bombing of the MOVE house in Philadelphia. In 1996, Dix was a co-founder of the October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality. In 2006 he coordinated the Katrina hearings of the Bush Crimes Commission. He recently participated in a dialogue with Cornel West at Harlem Stage at Aaron Davis Hall titled, “The Ascendancy of Obama… and the Continued Need for Resistance and Liberation.”

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Blog Entries by Carl Dix

36 Arrested Stopping "Stop & Frisk" in Harlem, Next Stop: Brooklyn

17 Comments | Posted October 25, 2011 | 23:37:52 (EST)

Leading up to Friday's mass civil disobedience at Harlem's 28th Police Precinct to Stop "Stop & Frisk," I heard many people's stories of being unjustly harassed, detained, humiliated, and brutalized by the NYPD. Far too often, these stories came with an air of resignation and comments like, "Its been going...

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Why I Am Getting Arrested Today

255 Comments | Posted October 21, 2011 | 14:17:00 (EST)

Like most Black people in this country, I will never forget my first encounter with the police. Like most Black people in this country, it was not a pleasant experience. Before I take you down that memory lane with me, let me say up front that today I am joining...

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