Workers of the world unite!
Zakiyah Ansari, a member of NYC Democratic Mayor Bill de-Blasio’s transition team, speaking at the CPUSA Christmas fund raiser in New York City. (Photo from Smug Pro)
Zakiyah Ansari, a member of Democratic Mayor Bill De Blasio’s transition team, recently received a special award from the Communist Party USA.
The Bell News reported:
According to an article on the CPUSA News, People’s World, Zakiyah Ansari, a member of New York City Mayor Bill de-Blasio’s transition team, received an award at the CPUSA Christmas fundraiser in New York City in December:
Joelle Fishman, host of the event and chair of CPUSA’s Political Action Commission, introduced the honorees. “I am very honored and excited to be here today at the Better World Awards to share your celebration of the great election victory in New York that has captured the attention of the entire country,” said Fishman.
“This election is a victory over racism. It is a victory over stop and frisk. It is a victory over 20 years of direct Wall St. rule. But it is only a beginning. To realize the possibilities, everyone here has an important part to play going forward.”
She then proceed to introduce and deliver the awards to Raglan George, Zakiyah Ansari and Lethy Liriano and the lifetime achievement award to Vinie Burrows and Ellen Perlo…
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