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Larry Holmes (activist)


Larry Holmes (activist)

Holmes (right) with civil rights activist Lynne Stewart

Larry Holmes is the highest official of the Workers World Party,[1] holding the position of first secretary, and a member of the party Secretariat. He founded the Millions for Mumia movement, which seeks the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal, and co-founded the anti-war movement International ANSWER. He is a strong supporter of immigrants rights, and black and brown unity.

He twice ran for

Party political offices
Preceded by
Deirdre Griswold
Workers World Party Presidential candidate
1984 (lost), 1988 (lost)
Succeeded by
Gloria LaRiva
Preceded by
Gloria LaRiva
Workers World Party Vice Presidential candidate
1992 (lost)
Succeeded by
Gloria LaRiva
  • "Larry Holmes, 1st Secretary, Workers World Party". YouTube video.
  • "Reviving the Global Class Struggle - Larry Holmes". YouTube.
  • "Larry Holmes, WWP First Secretary, on Ideological Struggle", YouTube.

External links

  1. ^ "Larry Holmes featured at Black History Month forum". Workers World. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
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