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Caravan for Justice III -- Fight for Justice Returns to Sacramento for Third Time, 5/26/09: audio and photos
by dave id
Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
The Caravan for Justice III traveled to Sacramento on Tuesday, May 26th to continue to pressure state lawmakers to demand changes in laws and policies that disproportionately, unfairly, and negatively effect people of color and the poor in California. Buses and speakers came from Richmond, Vallejo, Oakland, Berkeley, Stockton, Modesto, Bakersfield, Antioch, Pittsburgh, East Palo Alto and San Francisco.

The audio here includes all speakers on the steps of the Capital building:
(audio 1:20:50)

Photos of most speakers below.

Caravan for Justice II: April 8th, 2009
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/04/19/18590425.php

Caravan for Justice I: February 19th
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/02/25/18573374.php

Caravan for Justice website
http://www.caravanforjustice.com
§Capital building
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Abolish Three Strikes
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Bakersfield FACTS (Families Against California Three Strikes)
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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http://www.facts1.com
§Northern California FACTS
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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http://www.facts1.com
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§Minister Christopher
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Bakersfield FACTS speaker
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Young men of the Nation of Islam
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§La Conte contingent from Berkeley
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Minister Keith Muhammad of the Nation of Islam, Oakland
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Geoffrey Pete, Oakland Black Caucus
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Valerie Touliae
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Henry Morales
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Demonstrators on the steps of the Capital
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Rico Romerio, United Playaz
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Alex Torino
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Gloria Ariaga, on right, and translator
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:00 PM
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§Tom Hemm, Revolutionary Hiphop Report and Modesto Copwatch
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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§Fiona Ma, California Assemblymember from San Francisco
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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While she now apparently supports AB312, which would impose civilian police review on BART, in 2007 Fiona Ma stood with police unions to prevent any changes to the California Police Bill of Rights that might ensure more public accountability.
§Betty Williams
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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§Richard Brown of the San Francisco 8
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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Their Preliminary Hearing starts on Monday, June 8th. Supporters are asked to show up at 8am and demonstrate at 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco.

http://www.freethesf8.org
http://freethesf8.blogspot.com
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§Henry Harry, running for City Council in Sacramento
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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§Participants head into the Capital building
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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Don't try to take photos inside of that glass room with the metal detectors or you will be asked to delete the photos from your digital camera.
§Waiting to get into Assembly chamber viewing balcony
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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§View from inside on second floor of Capital building
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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§La Conte contingent poses under giant trees
by dave id Sunday May 31st, 2009 8:20 PM
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The fourth Caravan is expected to include speakers and buses from as far south as Los Angeles.

http://www.caravanforjustice.com/