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Sat Jun 10 2006 (Updated 06/19/06)
Juneteenth Rally For Immigrant Rights
People United For a General and Unconditional Amnesty
There will be a rally at Third Street and Palou in the Bayview District on Monday, June 19th at 5:00pm. The rally will demand amnesty for all immigrants, and it takes place on the anniversary of the declaration of the end of slavery of Africans in the US (also called Juneteenth). Organizers say "We make a call for unity at this rally in the Bayview so we can honor June 19th by making a commitment to sow the first seeds together in order to make a reality the emancipation of the Black people and the immigrants and to demand the immediate freedom of... (former Black Panther, death row journalist) Mumia Abu-Jamal..."

Organizers are concerned that no matter what decisions lawmakers make to reform immigration laws, some immigrant workers would be considered legal, while others would be considered "illegal."
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