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|Sustain The Resistance---A Tribute to Palestinian Liberation|
|Date||Friday May 14|
|Time||8:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
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Alliance for West Oakland Development
1357 5th Street
(across the street from West Oakland Bart)
Please join us for an evening of conscious art, music, spoken word, poetry, cultural performances and dance. As the struggle in Palestine continues so does the need to continue to support organizations that are fighting for justice and equality in Palestine. This event also commemorates Al-Nakba (The Palestinian Catastrophe of May 15th 1948). Al-Nakba tragedy marks the occupation and destruction of Palestine and the ethnic cleansing and deportation of its people. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian native inhabitants were forced to abandon their lands; hundreds of Palestinian villages were systematically terrorized, destroyed and wiped out to establish the Zionist state of Israel.
Performances and Artists
Iron Sheikh - Palestinian-American Hip-Hop artist
3rd World Collective - Mixture of Soul, Blues and Rock
Young Heathen - Rapper
Sparlha Swa - Spiritual and Political Folk Soul singer
Noura Erekat - Performing monologue piece - entitled "Visiting Palestine"
Rima Chaudry - Calligraphy of Thought spoken word
Terry Kekaha - Paintings from Palestine - entitled "We Are All Spirit Beings"
Susan Green - Jewish-American Artist Muralist
Lamia Alami - Photographs from Palestine - entitled "Symbols of Palestinian Resistance"
$10-$100 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds. Doors will open at 7:30PM
Proceeds will go to SUSTAIN- Stop Us Tax-funded Aid to Israel Now! and the Alliance for West Oakland Development.
For more information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out http://www.sustaincampaign.org
Flyer of the event: http://www.angelfire.com/pro/sustainba/sustaintheresitance-flyer.jpg
SUSTAIN the resistance!