Some of Radical Reference's Boston crew will be at these events. See you there!
Thursday, May 19th, 2005. Honor two generations of Puerto Rican independentistas
On May 19th, the Boston Chapter of the Jericho Movement welcomes former Political Prisoners Alicia Rodríguez and Rafael Cancel Miranda to Boston.
A delicious home cooked meal will be served.
The two independentistas represent two generations of Puerto Rican Political Prisoners who have been freed from U.S. prisons after massive international grassroots campaigns.
* More information on Alicia Rodríguez, Puerto Rican Independentista and former political prisoner
* More information on Rafael Cancel Miranda, Puerto Rican Independentista and former political prisoner
May 19th is significant because it is the birthday of two of the twentieth century's great anti-imperialists: two great anti-imperialist revolutionary leaders: Malcolm X , El-Hajj Malik al-Shabazz (1925), and Ho Chi Minh (1890).
WHEN: Thursday 5/19 at 7pm
WHERE: 400 Huntington Ave. at Forsyth St.
Cargill 97 (basement of Cargill Hall)
Northeastern stop on the Green line or Ruggles stop on the Orange line
Friday, May 20th, 2005. Honor Peoples' Lawyer Lynne Stewart
On May 20th, the Boston Chapter of the Jericho Movement welcomes Attorney Lynne Stewart to Boston. Lynne was recently convicted on February 10, 2005, of violating a subsection of the "USA - Patriot Act."
WHEN: Friday, May 20th, 3-5pm
WHERE: Harvard Law School
Morgan Courtroom, 3rd floor of Austin Hall
off Mass Ave., on the Harvard campus
North of Harvard Square, South of Porter Square
* More information on Lynne Stewart, attorney for a number of our political prisoners, now convicted herself
Saturday, May 21, 2005. Set the Captives Free Conference
This year, we are planning a one day conference for May 21st, 2005, in conjunction with African Liberation Day (May 25th), and a few days after the birthday of two great anti-imperialist revolutionary leaders: Malcolm X , El-Hajj Malik al-Shabazz. (May 19, 1925) and Ho Chi Minh (May 19th, 1890).
...A ONCE IN A LIFETIME, ONE TIME ONLY EVENT...
The Boston Chapter of the Jericho Movement presents:
SET THE CAPTIVES FREE!
Conference and Concert
WHEN: May 21st, 2005, 11am - 7pm
WHAT: On May 21st, come and celebrate Afrikan Liberation day with us. Join us for a day of conscious Hip Hop, local performance art, political education, and a workshop featuring Hip Hop originators the Last Poets and the popular grassroots political Hip Hop of Dead Prez, "Writing Conscious Hip Hop Lyrics"
WHERE: Strand Theatre,
543 Columbia Road
Ticket Prices: $20 per person.
Block rates available. Early purchase is encouraged, THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT.
* Dead Prez, political Hip Hop
* The Last Poets, Hip Hop originators Umar Bin Hassan and Abiodun Oyewole, 1968-2005
* Dhoruba Al Mujahid Bin Wahad, former political prisoner, one of the Panther 21, and honored movement leader
* Attorney Michael Tarif Warren, People's Lawyer from New York City who has represented numerous political prisoners, including Mumia Abu-Jamal
* Attorney Barry Bachrach, of the Leonard Peltier Legal Team
* Alicia Rodríguez, Puerto Rican Independentista and former political prisoner
* Rafael Cancel Miranda, Puerto Rican Independentista and former political prisoner
* Queen Godis, Hip Hop diva
* Boston City Councilors Felix Arroyo and Chuck Turner (invited)
* Lydia Lowe Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association and New Majority Steering Committee Member (invited)
* Kazi Toure, former political prisoner
* Pam Africa, MOVE and International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
* The Foundation, political Hip-Hop
* Reflect and Strengthen, young women's multicultural performance troupe
* Wanbli Watakpe, Northern California American Indian Movement chapter, Tashunka Witko Brigade
* PRESENTE, performance troupe which focuses on poetry and stories of u.s. held political prisoners
* Russell Shoatz Jr., son of Philadelphia Black Unity Movement leader and political prisoner, Russell Maroon Shoats
* Netdahe Williams, son of anti-imperialist activist and political prisoner,
* Martial Arts Demonstrations coordinated by Nasim Abdul Malik, a 38 year Martial Arts practitioner.
Advance ticket sales are crucial to supporting our political prisoners and making this event happen. Thank you for your support.
Advance tickets may be purchased at the following locations:
A Nubian Notion, 41-47 Warren Street in Dudley Square
Skippy White's Records, 538 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Skippy White's Records, 1971 Columbus Ave., in Eglestone Square
Massive Records, 1105 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, 617.576.1887
Lucy Parsons Center, 549 Columbus Ave., Boston, 617.267.6272
- or Download the registration form, and send in with your payment (checks made out to "Jericho Boston") to P.O. Box 1057, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 no later than May 10th, 2005.
For more info
email jericho_boston (at) yahoo.com
Directions visit: www.jerichoboston.org/events.html#conf