Berkeley, California

A Speak-Out and Call to Action:
Stop Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation

October 6, 2014 | Revolution Newspaper |


Friday, October 10 at 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Boalt Law School Room 105, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California

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

*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 Police Department
*Jevon Cochran, poet and community organizer, performing “Every 28 Hours”
*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
*Stop Mass Incarceration Network
*Bay Area Revolution Club


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 immigrants: WE SAY NO MORE!
We will NOT be silent. We WILL resist!
Until these shameful horrors really are... NO MORE!

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



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