[Freedom archives news] [Freedomarchivesnews] SF - Friday Sept 9 - Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising

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Wed Aug 17 15:49:01 EDT 2011


Claude, thanks for this reminder. I was in USP Marion during those  
revolutionary days, where we nearly followed suit. One prisoner shot  
dead on the yard during that time. See some of you at BPP Reunion  
October 22-23.

Power,
Chuck

On Aug 17, 2011, at 12:06 PM, Occasional Archives News wrote:

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> Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising
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> Friday, September 9th - 7pm Sharp
> 518 Valencia Street - San Francisco
> Attica - The Restored 1974 Film
>
> Discussion with:
> Azadeh Zohrabi - Hastings Race & Poverty Law Journal
> Dennis Cunningham - Original Attica Attorney
> Manuel Fontaine - about connecting the dots to
> Georgia, Ohio and California prison strikes
>
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> Prison unrest in the United States hit a boiling point on September  
> 9, 1971, when inmates at Attica State Prison after months of  
> protesting inhumane living conditions rebelled, seizing part of the  
> prison and taking 35 hostages. The uprising was met with a military  
> attack and the murder of 43 people after NY State troopers assaulted  
> the prisoners. Attica - released 3 years later - is an investigation  
> of the rebellion and its aftermath, piecing together documentary  
> footage of the occupation and ensuing assault. Especially  
> significant today as prisoners from Georgia, Ohio, California and  
> other states fight for their human rights in the face of increased  
> imprisonment and the brutality and torture of long-term solitary  
> confinement.
>
> $10 Donation - $5 youth - No one turned away
> Sponsored by the Freedom Archives & the Malcolm X Grassroots  
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>
> Freedom Archives
> 522 Valencia Street
> San Francisco, CA 94110
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> 415 863-9977
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> www.Freedomarchives.org
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Chuck Armsbury
Senior Editor, Razor Wire
November Coalition
282 West Astor
Colville, WA 99114
Tel: 509-684-1550
www.november.org

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