Attica is All of Us

Friday September 9th 2011 at The Riverside Church for Attica is All of Us, an evening of music, performances and conversation to mark the 40th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion and Massacre and address current prison struggles. Free and open to the public.


Attica Brothers

Asha Bandele, Drug Policy Alliance, Journalist, Poet

Baba Amiri Baraka, African-American Poet Laureate, Pan-African Elder Statesman, & Community Activist

Dhoruba Al-Mujahid Bin-Wahad, Consultant, Institute For Development of Pan-African Policy, Ghana, W. Africa

Soffiyah Elijah, Executive Director, Correctional Association

Elizabeth Fink, Attica Brothers Legal Defense

Amy Goodman, Host, Democracy Now!

Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, Campaign to End the New Jim Crow

Jamal Joseph, former Black Panther; Chair, Columbia University’s School of the Arts Film division.

Cornel West, Professor, Public Intellectual & Activist

Attica is All of Us
Friday, September 9 2011
7-10pm (doors open at 6:30 PM)
490 Riverside Drive New York, NY 10027
(Enter at 91 Claremont Avenue)

Presented by Attica is All of Us and The Riverside Church Prison Ministry

In collaboration with the Campaign to End the New Jim Crow, The Culture Project, The Nation, Drug Policy Alliance, & The Brecht Forum.

Additional events will take place on September 10, 2011:
Day Two of Attica is All of Us
A Message from the Grassroots: Attica Now

Special Guests: Herman & Iyaluua Ferguson
Authors of “An Unlikely Warrior, Herman Ferguson:
Evolution of a Black Nationalist Revolutionary”

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