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Announcement :: Human Rights
Jericho Boston Presents: Set the Captives Free!
by Jericho Boston
Email: jericho_boston (nospam) yahoo.com
10 May 2005
Our ability to confront the onslaught of the "patriot act" and so called "war on terror" requires that we understand the commonalities between our many struggles. Our ability to free the prisoners showcased in this event will determine how well we do protecting, supporting, and defending each other as we confront the repression of the "new world order."
The Boston Chapter of the Jericho Movement presents:
SET THE CAPTIVES FREE!
Conference and Concert
WHEN: May 21st, 2005, 11am - 7pm
WHAT: On May 21st, come and celebrate Afrikan Liberation day with us. Join us for a day of conscious Hip Hop, local performance art, political education,
and a workshop featuring Hip Hop originators the Last Poets and the popular grassroots political Hip Hop of Dead Prez, "Writing Conscious Hip Hop Lyrics"
WHERE: Strand Theatre,
543 Columbia Road
Ticket Prices: $20 per person.
Block rates available. Early purchase is encouraged, THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT.
• Dead Prez, political Hip Hop
• The Last Poets, Hip Hop originators Umar Bin Hassan and Abiodun Oyewole, 1968-2005
• Attorney Lynne Stewart, recently convicted People's Lawyer who has represented numerous political prisoners, including Richard Williams
• Attorney Michael Tarif Warren, People's Lawyer from New York City who has represented numerous political prisoners, including Mumia Abu-Jamal
• Attorney Barry Bachrach, of the Leonard Peltier Legal Team
• Alicia Rodríguez, Puerto Rican Independentista and former political prisoner
• Rafael Cancel Miranda, Puerto Rican Independentista and former political prisoner
• Queen Godis, Hip Hop diva
• Amer Jubran, Palestinian rights activist targeted by the infamous Dept. of Homeland Security, co-founder of the New England Committee to Defend Palestine
• Boston City Councilors Felix Arroyo and Chuck Turner ( invited)
• Lydia Lowe Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association and New Majority Steering Committee Member ( invited)
• Kazi Toure, former political prisoner
• Pam Africa, MOVE and International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
• The Foundation, political Hip-Hop
• Reflect and Strengthen, young women's multicultural performance troupe
• PRESENTE, performance troupe which focuses on poetry and stories of u.s. held political prisoners
• Russell Shoatz Jr., son of Philadelphia Black Unity Movement leader and political prisoner, Russell Maroon Shoats
• Netdahe Williams, son of anti-imperialist activist and political prisoner, Richard Williams
• Martial Arts Demonstrations coordinated by Nasim Abdul Malik, a 38 year Martial Arts practitioner.
Advance ticket sales are crucial to supporting our political prisoners and making this event happen. Thank you for your support.
Advance tickets may be purchased at the following locations:
A Nubian Notion, 41-47 Warren Street in Dudley Square
Skippy White's Records, 538 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Skippy White's Records, 1971 Columbus Ave., in Eglestone Square
Lucy Parsons Center, 549 Columbus Ave., Boston, 617.267.6272
For more info
jericho_boston (at) yahoo.com
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