Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 22:44:30 -0400
From: Lee Wengraf <email@example.com>
Subject: Sept. 9: ATTICA IS ALL OF US
SAVE THE DATE! ATTICA IS ALL OF US
Join us on Friday September 9, 2011 at The
Riverside Church for Attica is All of Us, an
evening of music, performances and conversation
to mark the 40th anniversary of the Attica
Rebellion and Massacre and address current prison
struggles. Free and open to the public.
Asha Bandele, Drug Policy Alliance, Journalist, Poet
Baba Amiri Baraka, African-American Poet
Laureate, Pan-African Elder Statesman, & Community Activist
Dhoruba Al-Mujahid Bin-Wahad, Consultant,
Institute For Development of Pan-African Policy, Ghana, W. Africa
Soffiyah Elijah, Executive Director, Correctional Association
Elizabeth Fink, Attica Brothers Legal Defense
Joseph "Jazz" Hayden, Campaign to End the New Jim Crow
Jamal Joseph, former Black Panther; Chair,
Columbia University's School of the Arts Film division.
Cornel West, Professor, Public Intellectual & Activist
Attica is All of Us
Friday, September 9, 2011
7-10pm (doors open at 6:30 PM)
490 Riverside Drive New York, NY 10027 (enter on Claremont Avenue)
[Claremont entrance is at equiv. of approx. 121st
St.: #1 train to 125 St. or 116 St.]
Presented by Attica is All of Us and The Riverside Church Prison Ministry
In collaboration with the Campaign to End the New
Jim Crow, The Culture Project, and The Nation.
For a list of other events planned to honor the 40th anniversary, click here.
If you would like to learn more about our plans you can:
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For more information on the Attica Prison Rebellion, click here.