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ILWU - Racism, Repression and Rebellion: The Lessons of Labor Defense, 2/14/09: photos
by dave id
Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
A rally was organized at the ILWU Local 10 Hall in San Francisco to celebrate Black History Month. Scheduled speakers and artists included Angela Davis, Rev. Cecil Williams, Martina Davis-Correia, Robert R. Bryan, Gerald Sanders, Richard Brown, JR Valrey, Pierre LaBoissiere, Tayo Aluko, Jack Hirschman, Aggie Falk, and Upsurge. Angela Davis did not make it for some reason.
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Event Announcements: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/02/08/18569128.php and http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/01/26/18565834.php

There are the photos from the rally. See below for link to the audio of all of the speakers.
§Clarence Thomas, ILWU Local 10
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.ilwu10.org
§Jack Heyman, ILWU Local 10
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.ilwu10.org
§Tayo Aluko, performing piece from the play "Call Mr. Robeson"
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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upcoming performances at Black Repertory Theater in Berkeley (2/15) and Phoenix Theatre in San Francisco (2/20-22)

http://www.tayoalukoandfriends.com
§Rev. Cecil Williams, Glide Memorial
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.glide.org
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Liberation_Army

http://www.laboractionmumia.org
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§Pierre LaBossiere, Haiti Action Committee
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.haitiaction.net
§Mer Stevens, Campaign to End the Death Penalty
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.nodeathpenalty.org
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http://www.amnestyusa.org/death-penalty/

http://www.troyanthonydavis.org
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http://www.blockreportradio.com
§Richard Brown, former Black Panther, San Francisco 8
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.freethesf8.org

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2007/02/19/18365745.php
§Aggie Falk, artist and activist
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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§Jack Hirschman, San Francisco Poet Laureate
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Hirschman
§Robert Bryan, lead attorney for Mumia Abu-Jamal
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.freemumia.org
§Gerald Smith, Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.laboractionmumia.org
§Jack Bryson and Dianne
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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Jack Bryson, father of brothers on Fruitvale BART platform with Oscar Grant III. Dianne, Oscar Grant's godmother.
§An injury to one... Is an injury to all
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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§UpSurge! opened the rally with political jazz
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.upsurgejazz.com
§Local 10 Hall in San Francisco
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 1:27 AM
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http://www.ilwu10.org
§full audio of ILWU rally
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:33 AM
audio of all speakers and artists here: