28 September 2018 — Black Women in New York
From Westchester to the World
At Brooklyn COLLEGE
Wednesday, October 30 2018 2pm
Led by Professor Robyn C Spencer
10 September 2018
Watch the NEW 2018 video on
‘Pat! A REVOLUTIONARY Black Molecule’
By Lupe Family Media
Racism, Drugs and Crime By Patricia Murphy-Robinson – May 1994
Men make their own history, but they do not
make it just as they please; they do not make
it under circumstances chosen by themselves,
but under circumstances directly encountered,
given and transmitted from the past. The
tradition of all dead generations weighs like
a nightmare on the brain of the living.
Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
With millions of other exploited peoples, I have searched beneath and through the social “truths” handed to me by the intelligentsia in the United States. It is that well-known escape out of absurd bourgeois ideology into the reality of capitalism. It repetitively plunges one into the abyss of fear and guilt and out again into demystification and clarity. It is stimulated by revolutionary changes in the world. It is an individual and collective historical process where one sees the actual relations of power and recognizes their roots.
17 November 2015
A HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL ESSAY FOR BLACK WOMEN OF THE CITIES (excerpts) by Patricia Murphy Robinson
No More Fun and Games: A Journal of Female Liberation
Cambridge, Mass: Cell 16. vol.1, no. 3 (Nov 1969)
Myths galvanize people and direct their form of culture. They are the fullness and depth of the people. They are the projections of their learned fears, anxiety, frustrations, hopes and the deepest unconscious contradictions of a civilization. In them is found not rational, linear thought but the inner contradictory reality of the human being. The American Dream is the end of a long, circuitous route away from the animal-body, the land, woman and black to condensed wealth (money, machines and property), cities, man and white. It is time now to break out of these deathly myths and this culture built on the oppression of women and blacks.
July 27 2015 — PMR
https://womenwhatistobedone.wordpress.com* Will have to scroll through to find information.
- SEE BELOW for specific links from the women/whatistobedone.wordpress.com
(Please look for Lupe in list of participants for resources for Pat!)
Come to WEB SALON we will play some parts of Radio interview.
27 May 2015
Pat Murphy-Robinson from Maryland (southern USA) born 1926 /died 2013 age 86
Pat’s voice sounded so soft and gentle when she was guiding people through wounded places.
I went in my 20’s to a Latina woman’s home in the working class area of the Bronx and met with Pat and a group of women. We were African American, Jewish, Latinas from the Caribbean and South America.
28 May 2015 — Patricia Murphy-Robinson
By William Bowles A Simple obituary for an activist
Pat Robinson, age 86 died at home in Jacksonville, Florida on April 11, 2013. The cause was liver disease.
Pat and her extraordinary courage will always be with us in spirit—on the job, at libraries, at rallies, in the jail cells, in therapeutic communities and wherever oppressed people are fighting for change, for revolution, to bring this racist imperialist system down. Continue reading