2011 NATIONAL CONGRESS
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CH office 919.967.7924
DC office 202.225.1784
Raleigh office 919.856.4630
DC office toll free 877.852.9462
WS office 800.685.8916
DC office 202.224.3154
WILPF supports NAACP-led protests against extremist General Assembly policies. WILPF, a member of the HKonJ Coalition, encourages our members and friends to support and participate in upcoming protests, rallies and actions. For the latest information and to keep updated, go to: http://www.naacpnc.org.|
March 5, "Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary” documentary showing and panel discussion, 7pm, Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road (free parking)
JOIN WILPF and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro branch of the NAACP for a very important event- a showing of the documentary Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary - on Wednesday, March 5, 7:00pm at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center on the UNC campus. This documentary chronicles the extraordinary life of Mumia Abu-Jamal. It explores Mumia’s remarkable growth, during his 30 year incarceration - most of which was on Death Row - as an award-winning journalist, author, broadcaster and public intellectual, public intellectual and indomitable crusader for justice. Mumia has now served 3 decades in prisonon charges that were discredited in a trial deemed grossly unfair by the world's major human rights and political leaders. Among his supporters were Nelson Mandela and Bishop Tutu.
An exciting panel following the film will include Keith Cook, former Branch President, Northern Orange County NAACP, who is also Mumia Abu-Jamal’s eldest brother, and Noelle Hanrahan, an investigative journalist and producer of the documentary. These speakers will be joined by other community and campus activists and participants. Learn how we can join international voices in the growing solidarity movement to win Mumia's release. Mumia's growth, achievement, passionate advocacy for others, and victory over injustice is a gift we all can cherish, and one worth sharing with each other Go to prisonradio.org for details on Mumia's case, and his campaign for human rights. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (919)370-4114 or (919) 968-1888.
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Steering Committee - Lori Hoyt, Lucy Lewis, Dick Paddock, Miriam Thompson.
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