[News] Chokwe Lumumba in Rare Bay Area Presentations 4/10 & 4/11

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Friday April 10 and Saturday, April 11th --- Bay Area -
The Committee to Elect Chokwe Lumumba, and the 
National Conference of Black Lawyers *will host a 
benefit fundraisser honoring and featuring 
veteran civil rights attorney and activist, 
Chokwe Lumumba. Please join us for spectacular 
music, poetry and spoken word performances.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7pm - 9pm:
Featured in San Francisco Friday, April 10th will be:
ADVOTCJA poet/playwright/multipercussionist and radio DJ;
PARADISE, award winning spoken word artist, and
JAZZ HUDSON  well known Youth slam poet .
The event will take place at The Freedom 
Archives, 522 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110

OAKLAND, CA 6pm - 9pm:
The Oakland event is taking place from 6-9pm at
ASA Academy 2811 Adeline St., Oakland, CA 94608.

Appearing in Oakland Saturday April 11, will be:
ATTORNEY CHOKWE LUMUMBA: Human and Civil Rights 
Attorney, Candidate for City Council
PHAVIA KUJICHAGULIA: (Oral Historian who utilizes 
music, poetry and dance to heal and reveal history);
PARADISE FREEJAHLOVE SUPREME:Internationally 
renown Poet, Performance and Recording Artist,
JAZZ HUDSON popular and talented award winning Slam poet,
The remarkable ILE OMODE DRUMMERS;
*A special showing of the film "The Legacy of 
Torture" featuring the case of the San Francisco 8.

The San Francisco/Oakland Events are sponsored by 
the Committee to Elect Chokwe Lumumba and The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement.

To arrange and interview with Attorney Lumumba or 
for more information please contact
Locally: Rukia Lumumba (510) 847-8744
Nationally: Monifa Bandele (917) 407-3018

Fundraisers have been held in Washington, DC, New 
York and Atlanta.  With support from BenJealous 
– President and CEO of the NAACP*,  NkechiTaifa 
–NationallConference of Black Lawyers along with, 
Jared Ball- WPFK, 89.3, Bob Law and Khaleaph Luis 
– Malcolm X Grassroots Movement.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
For over 40 years, Attorney Chokwe Lumumba has 
advanced the causes of human rightsand social 
justice in the courtroom. In the final days of 
2008, he began another path in the fight to 
improve the lives of the people as a city councilman.

Lumumba will bring a wealth of experience, 
dedication and passion to the city of Jackson. In 
addition to serving as an attorney of the 
Mississippi and Michigan for over 40 years, he 
has been a small businessowner, factory worker, 
teacher, youth program director, and board member 
of several non-profit organizations.


"I have a passion for the goals of freedom and 
justice. Our success requires that this city have 
dynamic leadership from elected officials and 
from our community --to be educated, motivated, 
and organized to make and sustain fundamental positive change." –
Chokwe Lumumba

"Chokwe Lumumba is one of
the finest attorneys in this country. He brings 
excellence and commitment to every endeavor. Our 
city needs that kind of quality in our politicians. Our city needs Lumumba."
– Ernest Stanton, Jackson City resident.

"Attorney Lumumba represents the people and truly 
cares about the community. He helped my family 
and hundreds of families like mine
" – Quincy 
Griffin, client and son of Johnny Griffin who wo 
was wrongfully killed by police in
Jackson, MS.

"We welcome Lumumba to Washington DC. He has 
mentored many of our City's workers for human 
rights and justice. His influence is far reaching and his
successful candidacy in Jackson will strike a positive cord
nationally."
–Nkechi Taifa, National Conference of Black Lawyers"

Avotcja: <http://www.avotcja.com/>http://www.avotcja.com/

Phavia Kujichagulia: 
<http://www.phaviakujichagulia.com/index.html>http://www.phaviakujichagulia.com/index.html




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