Armistice Day 2021

Reclaim Armistice Day – Milwaukee Area Labor Council AFL-CIO

Thursday, Nov. 11, 7 pm

A day to celebrate peace, not war


Kathy Kelly

Kathy Kelly’s half century of activism has at times led her to war zones and federal prisons. She co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare.  Nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize, she is a founding member of Voices in the Wilderness, and co-coordinator of Ban Killer Drones.  She traveled to Iraq 26 times, remaining in combat zones early in US–Iraq wars. She has been in Afghanistan nearly 30 times and as an invited guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, has lived alongside Afghan people in a working class neighborhood in Kabul. 

An Interview with Clayborn Benson – Ex Fabula: Connecting Milwaukee through  real stories

Clayborn Benson. Founder/director of Wis. Black Historical Society & Museum. He is a photographer, historian, and National Guard veteran who had a 40-year professional career as a WTMJ-TV photojournalist. He produced an award-winning documentary film, Black Communities. a three-part film on black housing, migration, settlements and trade skills in the United States, Wisconsin and Milwaukee. During the production of this documentary that Benson realized that the history and heritage of African American people in Wisconsin was widely scattered and poorly preserved. That became the catalyst for him founding the museum  to preserve and maintain the culture of African American Wisconsinites. 

“Blessings & Lessons of a Military Veteran”

***Music by Frogwater & Harvey Taylor starts at 6:45 ***


The 15th annual Armistice Day event sponsored by Milwaukee Veterans For Peace will return to its traditional location in the rotunda of Milwaukee City Hall on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7pm but also will be available as a Zoom webinar.

Register here for the webinar.:  (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.).

Sponsors: Milwaukee Veterans For Peace, Peace Action-Wisconsin, Milwaukee National Lawyers Guild, Milwaukee DSA, Milwaukee Turners at Turner Hall, Wis. Network for Peace and Justice, Milwaukee End the Wars Coalition

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  • Pamela Richard
    published this page 2021-10-13 09:57:19 -0500