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The date, time, and place has been set to honor the life of our Friend and Fellow Worker, Richard Myers:

For Richard:  A Commemoration in Music and Theater

As you know, our beloved friend and comrade, Fellow Worker Richard Myers, left this world last December.  Some special friends of Richard's are planning a celebration of his life, with music and theater.  All who knew Richard or were touched by his spirit in any way are invited to attend.

Performances by:
David Rovics
Elena Klaver
The Romero Troupe

Refreshments will be served.
Free admission/ Donations gratefully accepted.
Please join us.

Date:  Sunday, February 10, 2013
Time:  3 pm to 5 pm
Place:  Tivoli Student Union, Room 444, on the Auraria Campus in Denver
Auraria Campus has free parking on Sundays and is easily reached by public transit

The above is an email from IWW-Denver through the Bread and Roses Workers Cultural Center. I am very much hoping that Daily Kos will be represented at the Celebration. Richard Myers will long be remembered here at Daily Kos for his steadfast activism on behalf of Labor, Women's Issues and, mostly recently with the StopRush movement.

We love and respect you, FW Richard.
Eternal Solidarity,

(For more about Richard, please jump the orange banner.)

Mentamark's diary on Richard with obituary:

ProgLegs' diary with lovely photos of Richard:

Richard's DKos Profile Page:

Richard's Website, Rebel Graphics:
(check it out! amazing stuff!)

Bread and Roses Workers Cultural Center
with link to Denver-Boulder IWW Branch:

Richard Myers, Labor Historian:
Richard was one of the contributors to
Slaughter in Serene

Eric Margolis, Joanna Sampson, Phil Goodstein and Richard Myers present a compelling history of the 1927 coal strike led by the Industrial Workers of the World. This was the first strike in which Colorado miners were not defeated utterly. This was the last strike in which a state militia played their dubious role. Sadly, it was just one of a number of strikes in which miners and their families confronted violence perpetrated by the power of the state.

Originally posted to WE NEVER FORGET on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 07:10 AM PST.

Also republished by In Support of Labor and Unions, Rebel Songwriters, Sexism and Patriarchy, Anti-Capitalist Chat, and Protest Music.

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