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.
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”
For more information go to the website: http://atticaisallofus.org/