Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Attica Rebellion & Massacre Anniv.: Fri 9/9

Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 22:44:30 -0400
From: Lee Wengraf <lwengraf@gmail.com>
Subject: Sept. 9: 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.


Attica Brothers

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

and more....

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.


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