SPOKEN WORD UPRISING FOR MUMIA!
Saturday, April 24, 2010
American Friends Service Committee
1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA
(Your donation will go towards transportaiton to Washington, DC on April 26 and toward the ongoing campaign to release Mumia. If you can't attend, we still need your donations!!)
The Justice Dept said that if we could show there is evidence of an ongoing conspiracy to stop Mumia from having a fair trial, they could intervene. We have the proof. See the documents on line at http://www.freemumia.com and STAND WITH US on 4/26 in DC when we present them!
This is truly a not-to-be missed event that is growing by the day,so most definitely plan to be in the house for this crucial happening on the birthday of death row political prisonerand voice of the voiceless, Mumia Abu-Jamal!
Hold tight and get yourself ready for an afternoon with:
Umar Bin Hassan of the Last Poets, one of the grandfathers of hip-hop and badddest examples of revolutionary activism through culture on the planet!!
Sonia Sanchez, incredible and dynamic poet, professor, and committed activist who testified to the character of Mumia during his so-called "trial".
The incomparable Mama Charlotte O'Neal, international artist representing the UAACC projects on the mother continent to promote closer cultural ties around the world!
Mrs. Betty's Son (aka Shyste), dynamic Philly spoken word artist!
Prof. Linn Washington, brilliant activist and professor of journalism at Temple University, author of the must-read book Black Judges, former law clerk for late Supreme Court Justice Nix, freelance journalist with regular articles in the Philly Tribune
Atty. Leon Williams, who will be discussing filing of charges in the May 13th Bombing, editor and human rights activist
Atty. Michael Coard, Professor of Journalism, talk show host, teaches hip hop one-on-one, community law classes and PASCEP classes at Temple University
Ramona Africa, adult survivor of the 1985 bombing of the MOVE family by this government, former political prisoner, uncompromising Minister of Information for the MOVE organization
Sundiata Sadiq, President-in-Exile fo the Ossining, NY NAACP Chapter, Co-Chairperson of the NY Coalition to Free Mumia which spearheads the fast-growing Civil Rights Campaign to Release Mumia!
Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble!
Information on other political prisoners will be available for everyone in attendance!
Blessed are those who struggle / Oppression is worse than the grave
Better to die for a noble cause / than to live and die a slave (The Last Poets)
WRITERS FOR MUMIA
Saturday, April 24
Program starts promptly at 3
St. Mary's Church
512 West 126th Street, NY
(between Old Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)
Contact the International Action Center, 212-633-6646;
or the New York Coalition to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, 212-330-8029.
http://www.freemumia.com for Flyers + More!
Contact 215-476-8812 or 215-724-1618 in Philly or 718-325-4407 in NY