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Mothers Cry for Justice A police accountability action in honor of the mothers and family members of victims of NYPD killings


Friday May 10, 2013 
4:30pm Rally at One Police Plaza
6:30pm Performance at Foley Square
(Take the J or 4/5/6 to Chambers St/Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall St, R to City Hall or A/C or 2/3 to Chambers Street/Park Place) 

Performers include: 
Jasiri X
Rebel Diaz
Majesty
Frank Lopez of Peace Poets
Elijah Kuan Wong
Spiritchild
And more! 

Planning Team: Allene Person (mother of Timur Person), Danny Hernandez (brother of Iman Morales), Frank Graham (father of Ramarley Graham), Juanita Young (mother of Malcolm Ferguson), Margarita Rosario (mother of Anthony Rosario aunt of Hilton Vega), Olga Negron mother of (Iman Morales), Valerie Bell (mother of Sean Bell), and members of the Justice Committee.

"Communities Against Mass Incarceration Day"

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TO END THE NEW JIM CROW and JAILS ACTION COALTION FOR

"Communities Against Mass Incarceration Day"

Let’s Pack the Court!
Tuesday, April 16th
Southern District court located @ 500 Pearl St. (lower Manhattan)
  
Courtroom 15-C
 Trial at 9am, Press Conference at 1PM
Since March 18, the historic Floyd v. City of New York case put the discriminatory stop-and-frisk program of the NYPD on trial. Join the Campaign to End the New Jim Crow and the Jails Action Coalition as we pack the court for a day of

STOP & FRISKS LEAD TO GREATER REPERCUSSIONS

 
 
NYCHA Tenants, Elected Officials, Advocates Pack Floyd, et al. v. City of New York Courtroom; Hold Press Conference Calling for an End to Stop & Frisk
 
New York, NY– Public housing residents and community advocates packed the federal courtroom of a historic stop-and-frisk trial to emphasize the impact of stop-and-frisks to NYCHA residents today. The group gathered in support ofFloyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al.in Federal Court on Wednesday, April 10 at 9 a.m. and held press conference at 1:00pm outside the courthouse located on 500 Pearl Street in Manhattan.

Today- March for Martin Luther King Jr.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! 
CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER CLAUDETTE COLVIN
WHO FACED ARREST BEFORE ROSA PARKS
RALLIES WITH POP TO OBSERVE MLK ASSASSINATION! 

On Thursday, April 4th, the People’s Organization for Progress (POP) will host a march and rally to observe the 45 anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Participants will gather at the Lincoln Monument at 4:30pm, located at Springfield Avenue and West Market Street, Newark.Civil Rights pioneer Claudette Colvin

Women Demand a Stop to Stop and Frisk! Today @ 1:30


As a Woman Takes the Stand, Elected Officials, Civil Rights Advocates and NYC Women to Speak Out in Support of Landmark Stop-and-Frisk Trial

April 3, 2013 – Today at 1:30 p.m. outside the federal courthouse in Manhattan, New York City York City women, including elected officials, civil rights advocates, women who have been stopped and frisked, as well as mothers of children routinely stopped by police, will gather to call for an end to the NYPD’s abusive and unlawful stop-and-frisk practices.