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Oscar Grant Rally For Justice: ILWU Jack Heyman and Clarence Thomas
by Justice for Oscar Grant!
Thursday Oct 21st, 2010 6:10 PM
On the October 21 KPFA Morning Show, ILWU Local 10 Executive Board Members Jack Heyman and Clarence Thomas spoke about the Oscar Grant Rally For Justice. The historic rally will take place on Saturday, October 23 at 12pm in Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza, 14th & Broadway.
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Justice for Oscar Grant! Jail for Killer Cops! Longshore To Shutdown All Bay Area Ports

ILWU Local 10 longshore workers will close all bay area ports in protest of the murder of Oscar Grant with the demand "Justice for Oscar Grant! Jail Killer Cops! on October 23, 2010 at 12:00 at Oakland Frank Ogawa Plaza.

A massive rally in support of Justice for Oscar Grant is scheduled for this Saturday, October 23, 2010, from noon to 4:00pm at Oakland City Hall, Frank Ogawa Plaza. Initiated by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), all Bay Area ports will be shut down that day as union port workers join in the rally which will bring together labor unions, community organizations, high school and college students, the faith-based community and the general public in a call for justice.

Support justice for Oscar Grant. Call for Judge Robert Perry at (213) 974-5394 to tell him to give Johannes Mehserle the maximum sentence for killing Grant. Join us at the rally.

Endorsers of October 23, 2010 Rally In Support of Justice for Oscar Grant (as of October 21, 2010)

Alameda Labor Council

San Francisco Labor Council

ILWU Locals 10, 34, 6

AFSCME Local 3299

American Federation of Teachers, Local 2121

Carpenter’s Union Local 713

Inlandboatmen’s Union

IWW-Bay Area Branch

MORE (Muni Operators and Riders for Public Transit)

Oakland Education Association

Pacific Coast Pensioners’ Association

SEIU-Service Employees International Union Local 1021

United Autoworkers 2865

United Educators of San Francisco

Allen Temple Baptist Church

ANSWER Coalition—Act Now to Stop War & End Racism

Art In Action

BAMN-By Any Means Necessary

Barrio Unido

Berkeley Copwatch

BWOPA-Black Women Organized for Political Action

John McDonnell, Labour Party, British Parliament

California School Counselor Association

California Association for Religious Values and Issues in Counseling (CARVIC)

Campaign to End the Death Penalty-Bay Area

Code Pink

Community Rejuvenation Project

Danny Glover

F.A.C.E.S. East Bay

Freedom Socialist Party

Grind for the Green

International Socialist Organization

It’s About Time/Black Panther Party Alumni Committee

Kevin Cooper Defense Committee

Kiilu Nyasha

LA Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant

Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

Nation of Islam

National Lawyers Guild-Bay Area

New Year’s Movement 4 Justice

Oakland Assembly for Justice for Oscar Grant

Oakland Community Action Network

Oakland Green Youth

Oakland Green Youth Arts & Media Center

October 22nd Coalition

ONYX

Peace and Freedom Party-Alameda County, Contra Costa County and San Francisco

People’s Radio

Prison Activist Resource Center

PUEBLO-People United for a Better Life

Radical Women

Revolution Club of the Bay Area

Revolutionary Workers Group

San Francisco Bay View Newspaper

Socialist Action

Students for a Democratic Society (DVC)

The Black Organizing Project

Unitarian Universalists for Peace

United National Anti-War Coalition