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Lynching Then and Lynching Now: The Roots of Racism and the Death Penalty in America

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Date:
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Pat Foley
Email:
Phone:
510-589-6820
Location Details:
Laney College, Room D200 - 900 Fallon Street, Oakland, near Lake Merritt BART.

Lynching Then, Lynching Now
The Roots of Racism and the Death Penalty in America

Join us for a teach-in about the historic link between the death penalty and lynching in the United States.

Speakers:
Barbara Becnel, Founder, Stanley Tookie Williams Legacy Network
Lawrence Hayes, Former New York State death row prisoner
Jack Bryson, Justice for Oscar Grant Movement
Jabari Shaw, Laney Black Student Union
and
Kevin Cooper - an innocent man on death row - calling in from San Quentin for a question and answer period.


Wednesday, March 24th - 7 PM
Laney College - Room D200

Sponsored by: Campaign to End the Death Penalty, Kevin Cooper Defense Committee, Laney International Socialist Organization
more info: 510-333-7966/ email california [at] nodeathpenalty.org


This teach-in is part of a national Campaign to End the Death Penalty tour - visit http://www.nodeathpenalty.org for more information.
Added to the calendar on Mon, Mar 8, 2010 10:35AM
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