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ILWU - Racism, Repression and Rebellion: The Lessons of Labor Defense, 2/14/09: audio
by dave id
Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 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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Clarence Thomas of the ILWU Local 10 spoke first (audio 12:24)

http://www.ilwu10.org

Photos of all of the speakers:
§Jack Heyman, ILWU Local 10
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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(audio 10:25)

http://www.ilwu10.org
§Tayo Aluko, performing piece from the play "Call Mr. Robeson"
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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(audio 7:40)

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 2:15 AM
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(audio 9:27)

http://www.glide.org
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(audio 6:34)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Liberation_Army

http://www.laboractionmumia.org
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(audio 6:54)

§Pierre LaBossiere, Haiti Action Committee
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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http://www.haitiaction.net
§Mer Stevens, Campaign to End the Death Penalty
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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http://www.nodeathpenalty.org
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ilwu_2-14-08i_martinadavis-correia.mp3 8.6MB

(audio 24:56)

http://www.amnestyusa.org/death-penalty/

http://www.troyanthonydavis.org
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(audio 9:20)

http://www.blockreportradio.com
§Richard Brown, former Black Panther, San Francisco 8
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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(audio 8:19)

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 2:15 AM
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§Jack Hirschman, San Francisco Poet Laureate
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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(audio 6:20)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Hirschman
§Robert Bryan, lead attorney for Mumia Abu-Jamal
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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(audio 13:49)

http://www.freemumia.org
§Gerald Smith, Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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(audio 15:30)

http://www.laboractionmumia.org
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(audio 6:07)

§Dianne, Oscar Grant's godmother
by dave id Sunday Feb 15th, 2009 2:15 AM
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Justice for Oscar Grant III special event Wed March 4, 7pm, Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd, at 85th Ave, Oakland
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March 8, 2009 - Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions benefit at CWA Local 9415 Union Hall on Park Blvd., Oakland

recognition of future leaders of ILWU