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Mukassa Ricks in Oakland this week
by Uhuru Movement (uhurureparations [at] yahoo.com)
Sunday Aug 22nd, 2004 11:58 AM
Willie "Mukasa" Ricks, the well-loved leader
from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commmittee (SNCC) who first popularized the slogan "Black Power," will speak about the glorious Black Power movement of the 1960's and today's international struggle led by African people for justice and self-determination.

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Willie "Mukasa" Ricks is the well-loved leader
from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commmittee (SNCC)
who first popularized the slogan "Black Power" - the rallying cry for black community struggles that shook this country to its foundation.

Hear him speak about the glorious Black Power movement
of the 1960's and today's international struggle led by
African people for justice and self-determination.

Tuesday, August 24, 2004, 7 to 9:30pm, "Building an Anti-War
Movement to Stop America's Other War," Fellowship Hall of
Humanity at 390 – 27th St in Oakland. Featuring
Willie Mukasa Ricks, leader in the 1960's Student Nonviolent
Coordinating Committee (SNCC) who coined the term "Black
Power."
This event is sponsored by the African People's Solidarity
Committee (APSC) as part of the work to build the "March for
Social Justice to Stop America's Other War!"
on October 23, 2004 in Oakland, California and other cities.
Call (510) 295-7834 for more info or email uhurureparations [at] yahoo.com



Wednesday, August 25, 2004, 7 to 9pm, "Black Power in the 21st
Century," a discussion about the movement then and now.
Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland. With Willie Mukasa Ricks, leader in the 1960's Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee SNCC) who coined the term "Black Power." Sponsored by the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement. Call (510) 569-9620 or email bakario [at] sbcglobal.net.


Friday, August 27, 2004, 7 to 9pm, "The Movement of the 1960's to Today," Centro Atzlan, 520 South Second St., San Jose. Hosted by the Barrio Defense Committee.

If you would like Willie Mukasa Ricks, to speak to your group, please call (510) 295-7834 for more info or email uhurureparations [at] yahoo.com
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Mukassa Ricks recalls defying an injunction passed by President Johnson which attempted to prevent black people from demonstrating.
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