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|Sparks Fly for Bo Brown|
|Date||Saturday May 13|
|Time||6:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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First Unitarian Church of Oakland:
685 14th St. Oakland CA. 94612
|Organizer/Author||Sparks Fly Committee|
Join the Sparks Fly Committee and Prison Activist Resource Center for an evening of Culture and Politics to Support Bo Brown.Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 12:41 AM
Bo Brown, former political prisoner, forever activist, and dear friend has been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia, a debilitating and brutal terminal neuro-degenerative disease with daily deterioration of the mind and body. This is a benefit to support her care.
Bo was a member of the George Jackson Brigade and served eight years in prison as a political prisoner. She has worked with lesbian groups, butch groups and prisoner groups for more than 30 years.
A year after she was released from prison, in 1988, she helped to found Out of Control: Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political Prisoners. She helped to create and organize Sparks Fly: an annual benefit that commemorated International Women Political Prisoners Day. She worked on the Dyke March and was active with Critical Resistance. Bo is currently a Prison Activist Resource Center board member.
Event will include:
First screening from documentary "The Gentleman Bank Robber"
Live Music: Public Cry, Blackberri & Momma's Boyz
Live screen printing of Vintage Queer T-Shirts
Prints, Posters & Art for Sale:
All funds raised will go directly to Bo Brown
To watch a trailer of the Gentleman Bank Robber
To learn more about Bo and to donate directely to Bo's youcaring fund: https://www.youcaring.com/bo-brown-655777#