Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014: We pay tribute to the Power of African American Women of the Civil Rights era.

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We pay  tribute to the Power of African American Women of the Civil Rights era.  While we mourn the death of black bodies killed by police we remember how our foremothers also experienced police violence and stood up against the horror of racism.  For fund drive we offer a historical audio package of the voices of powerful women activists of the 60s like  Rosa Parks, speaking out about her arrest,  Fannie Lou Hammer talking about her surviving police brutality and her pursuit for justice against her assailants, and  Corretta Scott King speaking out three weeks after Dr. King's assassination; just three of the amazing voices of our foremothers available to you on a 3 CD or 9 CD MP3 collection.

Free Marissa Alexander

Click here to listen to entire show that also features an interview with Nell Myhand and Zanne Joi who talk about Marissa Alexander's unjust conviction for defending herself against her batterer. She is serving a 60 year sentence for an indictment for which she has not been convicted. Come to an teach in and direct action planning to free Marissa on Sunday December 14 from 1-4 at the Berkeley Public Library, 2090 Kitteridge in the meeting room on the 3rd floor. For more info phone 510-543-5280 or email freemarissaeastbay@gmail.org. 59:50 min.

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