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Benefit for Sherman Austin
by anarcho
Wednesday Dec 3rd, 2003 8:18 PM
Benefit Show for anarchist prisoner Sherman Austin
Benefit Show for Sherman Austin
Saturday, December 6th from 6pm -10pm
We are asking for a $5 - $10 donation (BUT NO ONE TURNED AWAY)
at the AK Press Warehouse
674-A 23rd Street, Oakland
*30% of all booksales will be donated to Sherman's defense fund.

Featuring:
L.A. band, Saber Tooth Tiger (http://sabertoothtiger.net/)
Revolutionary folk music by Folk This! (http://folkthis.org)
Spoken word by Raw Knowledge

Speakers include:
Jennifer Martin Ruggiero (Sherman's Mom)
Carwil James (Bay Area activist)
Adrienne Carey Hurley (author of the letter in support of Sherman http://www.carlagirl.net/freesherman.html)

along with other special guests to be announced soon!

On 9/4, Sherman Austin started serving a 1-year federal prison sentence for having an "illegal link" on his website. The link in question, which included bomb-making information, was authored by a white boy from Orange County, the son of wealthy Republicans. That boy was never charged with any crime, but Sherman, who is a young, black anarchist in Los Angeles, has been hounded by the FBI and is now doing time for linking to this other kid's website.
Read the CounterPunch Article

More info here too: http://www.freesherman.tk
And here: http://la.indymedia.org
Listen to the Killradio.org interview with Sherman from August 13, 2003.
Listen to the Killradio.org interview with Sherman from August 6, 2003.
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