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Related Categories: South Bay | Racial Justice
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Lynching Then, Lynching Now--The Roots of Racism and the Death Penalty in America
Date Tuesday May 25
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
San Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 S. 7th Street, San Jose, CA
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
This teach-in is the San Jose stop on a national tour about the historic link between the death penalty and lynching in the United States.

Speakers:

Cephus Johnson, uncle of Oscar Grant, who was murdered by BART police

Jack Bryson, father of Oscar's friends who were with him on the night of the shooting

Veronica Luna, whose uncle is on death row at San Quentin Prison

Michelle Simon, activist with the Campaign to End the Death Penalty

PLUS Live call-in from Darrell Lomax, Death Row Prisoner at San Quentin

Sponsored by Campaign to End the Death Penalty. Co-sponsored by San Jose Peace & Justice Center, Coalition for Justice and Accountability, Silicon Valley De-Bug, Santa Clara County Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, and ACLU-Santa Clara Valley Chapter.
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Added to the calendar on Tuesday May 18th, 2010 5:19 PM
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