Malcolm X Committee and 1199 SEIU hosts political prisoners dinner (38523)

The Malcolm X Commemoration Committee is hosting its 21st Annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of PP/POWs Saturday, March 4, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Harlem State Office Building (163 W. 125th Street at Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, 3rd floor).

The dinner is co-sponsored by the National Alumni Association of the Black Panther Party with the theme of “BLACK RESISTANCE MATTERS: No Surrender, No Retreat.”

This year’s dinner is paying tribute to attorneys—Soffiyah Elijah, Joan Gibbs, Florence Morgan, Robert “Bob” Boyle, Michael Tarif Warren, Nkechi Taifa, Susan “Tip” Tipograph, Lynne Stewart and Eve Rosahn. There will also be a tribute to Movement Drs. Barbara Zeller and Alan Berkman (posthumously) for their medical contributions as well as honorable mentions of attorneys Moira Meltzer-Cohen and Roger Wareham.

Dinner will be served at 4 p.m. and libation at 5 p.m. Donations are $40 for advance reservations and $45 at the door. Call 718-512-5008 or go to for more information.