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A Speak Out and Call To Action: Stop Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression, and th
Date Friday October 10
Time 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location Details
Boalt Law School Room 105, UC Berkeley
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorStop Mass Incarceration Network
Emailstopmassincarcerationbayarea [at] gmail.com
Phone510-984-3648
A Speak Out and Call To Action: Stop Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation!

Moderated by:
Ula Taylor, professor African-American Studies
Reiko Redmonde, Revolution Books

SPEAKERS:
-Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant, murdered by
BART police in Oakland
-John Burris, civil rights attorney
-Lateef Abdullah, formerly incarcerated in the SHU at
Pelican Bay and Corcoran State Prisons
-Dionne Smith, mother of James Rivera, 16 year old shot 48 times and murdered by Stockton PD
-Jevon Cochran, poet and community organizer, performing his poem: “Every 28 Hours”
-Sharlana Turner, San Francisco State Representative At Large, performing spoken word
-Silvia Lopez, Mujeres Unidas y Activas -Anita Wills, author and activist
-Nate Williams, formerly incarcerated at San Quentin Adjustment Center
-Mylo Mu & Gabrielle Shuman, Co-chairs of the Black Student Union, UC Berkeley
-Joey Johnson, Stop Mass Incarceration Network -Bay Area Revolution Club
-Sarah Scollay, Stop Mass Incarceration Network, performing spoken word

Sponsors: Black Student Union, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., African-American Studies Department, Center for Race and Gender, Revolution Books, Stop Mass Incarceration Network

Today we pledge: Black lives matter.
Latino lives matter. All lives matter.
Mass incarceration: WE SAY NO MORE!
Police murder: WE SAY NO MORE!
Torture in the prisons: WE SAY NO MORE!
Criminalization of generations: WE SAY NO MORE!
Attacks on immigrant: WE SAY NO MORE!
We will NOT be silent. We WILL resist!
Until these shameful horrors really are... NO MORE!
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