Demonstration in support of Rev. Edward Pinkney at his sentencing hearing in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (Photo: Abayomi Azikiwe).
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Forum on the Prisoner Industrial Complex
Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007
5920 Second Ave at Antoinette
(just north of Wayne State University)
$5 - employed, $2 - unemployed
Dinner Will Be Served
Sponsored by the Committee for Corrections and Judicial Reform of MECAWI.
Abayomi Azikiwe on the prison industrial complex;
Kay Perry from MI-CURE on Michigan State and House bills on prisoners’ rights;
Judge Debra Thomas, currently under attack for speaking out against racist jury pools in Wayne County and statewide;
Andrea Egypt on conditions for women prisoners, subject to rape and deplorable conditions;
Elena Herrada on ICE raids against Latino immigrants;
Reverend Edward Pinkney – victim of racist frame-up from Benton Harbor -- will call in from his house arrest;
Sandra Hines from the anti-police brutality coalition;
Doree Bey on juvenile prisoners;
For more information call 313-831-0750.