[News] Richard Aoki Bay Area Memorial Events, May 2-3

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Wed Apr 29 16:48:36 EDT 2009

Memorial Events for Richard Aoki (1938-2009)

May 2, 2009, Saturday 1:00-4:00 pm
Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus
Program to Celebrate the Life & Times of Richard Aoki

Bobby Seale and Tarika Lewis of the Black Panther 
Party;  Yuri Kochiyama; TWLF activists Harvey 
Dong, Victoria Wong, LaNada War Jack, Carl Mack, 
Jr.; Jim Aoki, Shoshana Arai, Douglas Daniels, 
Diane Fujino, Bill Sato, Roberto Hernandez, 
Wesley Ueunten, Bryant Fong & William Dere, and more.
Video: "Tribute to Richard Aoki" by Ben Wang and Mike Cheng, TWLF Films

Co-sponsored by Asian American Studies/Ethnic 
Studies Dept., UCB. Free & public invited.

May 3, 2009 Sunday 11am-1pm
Outdoor Community Remembrance & Celebration
at Lil' Bobby Hutton (DeFermery) Park
1651 Adeline St, (near 18th Street) Oakland
Community readings of short writings and poems 
dedicated to life of Richard Aoki. Free & public invited.

Featuring former Panthers Bobby Seale, Ericka 
Huggins, Elbert “Big Man” Howard, Billy X 
Jennings & Shaka At-Thinnin; Asian American 
activists Greg Morozumi, Mike Tran, Nkauj Iab 
Yang, Kei Fisher, Mo Nishida, Wayie Ly; Jamaesori 
/Sister Sound Korean Pungmul Drummers; Kizakura 
Taiko Drummers; Shiisaa Okinawan Lion Dance; and more.

Co-sponsored by EastSide Arts Alliance, Serve the 
People, Black August Organizing Committee

May 3, 2009 Sunday 2pm
Chapel of the Chimes, Memorial Service
4499 Piedmont Ave, Oakland.

Featuring: Rev. Dr. Naomi Southard, Jim Aoki, 
Patti Hashimoto, Harvey Dong, Shoshana Arai, Earl 
Napper, Steve Wong, Connie Chan, Liz Del Sol, 
Lillian Bando, Henry Dong, and more.

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