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COTTON DAY: March, Gathering & Vigil for Martin Cotton II (beat to death by cops, 8/9/07)
Date Monday August 09
Time 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
COTTON DAY starts at 1:00 pm on the corner of 13th and Summer in Eureka, CA less than two blocks from the Eureka DMV and Food For People:

From Hwy 101 going North, take a right onto 14th Street. From Hwy 101 South, take a left onto 14th Street. Once you're on 14th Street, take a left at Summer Street and you'll see our meeting spot in a small field on the right- on the corner of 13th and Summer.

After Marching, we will gather at the foot of F Street (Humboldt Bay waterfront) at 4:30pm. Later, there will be a candlelight vigil in the same area by the water.

Event Type Protest
August 9th is Cotton Day.

Redwood Curtain CopWatch and PEOPLE PROJECT call on you to March and Speak Out Against Police Brutality on Monday, August 9th. We march on August 9th to keep the memory alive of Martin Cotton, a houseless man beat to death by police on August 9, 2007.

At 1:00pm, we will meet at 13th and Summer Streets in Eureka, a block from Food For People. Then, we will march and speak out, talking with people on the way about the police violence that stole Martin's life and continues against houseless people every day.

At 4:30pm on Cotton Day, please join us at the foot of F street on the Humboldt Bay to share dinner and to Remember Martin in a Peaceful Setting. When dark comes, we will have a candlelight vigil..

Cotton Day starts at 1:00 pm on the corner of 13th and Summer, less than two blocks from DMV and Food For People.

We will begin marching by 2pm and gather at the waterfront by 4:30pm.

Some of Martin's family will be with us to share this day. August 9th- Cotton Day.

Please call (707) 442-7465 for more information and go to to see our VIDEO INVITATION.

Please get in touch if you can help making signs, food, or anything else!

To read more about Martin's death click this link:

"Cotton Day" Song of Remembrance for Martin Cotton II

Click the link below to hear the song "Cotton Day" by Two Smooth Stones.

Added to the calendar on Friday Aug 6th, 2010 10:23 AM
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