[Pnews] An evening of Culture and Politics to Support Bo Brown - Saturday - May 13th 2017 - 6pm in Oakland
ppnews at freedomarchives.org
Tue May 9 10:25:45 EDT 2017
*Join the Sparks Fly Committee and Prison Activist Resource Center for
an evening of Culture and Politics to Support Bo Brown.*
*Saturday - May 13th 2017
First Unitarian Church
685 14th Street Oakland Ca. 94612
Doors Open at 6pm
Bo Brown, former political prisoner, forever activist, and dear friend
has been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia, a debilitating and brutal
terminal neurodegenerative disease with daily deterioration of the mind
and body. This is a benefit to support her care.
Bo was a member of the George Jackson Brigade and served eight years in
prison as a political prisoner. She has worked with lesbian groups,
butch groups and prisoner groups for more than 30 years.
A year after she was released from prison, in 1988, she helped to found
Out of Control: Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political Prisoners.
She helped to create and organize Sparks Fly: an annual benefit that
commemorated International Women Political Prisoners Day. She worked on
the Dyke March and was active with Critical Resistance. Bo is currently
a Prison Activist Resource Center board member.
*Event will include: *
- First screening from documentary "The Gentleman Bank Robber"
- Live Music:
- Public Cry
- Momma's Boyz
- Live screen printing of Vintage queer T-shirts!
- Prints, Posters & Art for Sale:
- Just Seeds
- Doug Minkler
- Terry Forman
- Miranda Bergman & more
Childcare will be provided!
All funds raised will go directly to Bo Brown
To watch a trailer of the Gentleman Bank Robber
To learn more about Bo and to donate directely to Bo's
youcaring fund: https://www.youcaring.com/bo-brown-655777
Freedom Archives 522 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110 415
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