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Date Tuesday April 10
Time 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
71 st St and International Blvd
Oakland, CA
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorRevolution Books
Emailrevolutionbooks [at]
Address2425 Channing Way,Berkeley, CA
Rally! Speak Out! March!The murder of Trayvon Martin stings. It is an outrage on top of countless outrages. And it is right, and inspiring, that in Sanford, Florida-and all over-people are determined that this is not gonna go down. This time some of the anger of those for whom this system has no future, and the reality behind that anger, are cutting through the whitewash, the coverup, the lies. This time people are breaking through the fear that the murder of so many Black youth by police (or wannabe police) is supposed to instill and enforce. The hoodie has become a badge of honor.

How is it that in this day and age, the murder of Trayvon Martin is not an isolated incident but yet another in a long line of killing Black people, especially youth? It is because these crimes are encouraged, carried out, and justified by a system. But this time, many people are saying we cannot let this go on any more-not just this one incident, terrible as it is, but the whole damn thing. And that is so important, and so inspiring.
At the same time-this is a moment to seize-a moment to build a movement to really and finally put an end to all the horrors that come from this system.

Make APRIL 10 a DAY OF OUTRAGE! Seize the time, wherever and whenever there is a chance, to act with daring and creativity. And have all that feed into a movement that will not stop until the whole system that is responsible for the deaths of so many, here and around the world, is no more. FIGHT THE POWER, TRANSFORM THE PEOPLE FOR REVOLUTION!
Added to the calendar on Monday Apr 9th, 2012 7:11 AM

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