April 24 ~In honor of Mumia Abu Jamal’s 60th birthday, The Celebration of Life begins with a dedication to the Baraka family and the Black Arts Movement dinner on Thursday, April 24. The fundraiser will feature a live jazz band and performances by The Last Poets, Marvin X, Ewuare Osayande; as well as a special message from Angela Davis. Special guests will include author, activist and professor,Cornel West. We are not only celebrating Mumia 60th birthday, we are celebrating the fact that Mumia is alive and all those who have been a part of the 30 year struggle to free Mumia. Join us on this historical occasion to honor one of our community’s greatest journalists.
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at Opportunity Inc. 1016 South St Philadelphia, PA 19147 Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday 25~ The BOOKS & BEATS TOUR is in Philly with a power-packed line up to raise the scholarship of our people. The Lead Author will be BlackDot ,Edutainment Concert with Tahir Rbg, staHHr, Rahnda Rize, Precise Science, Watoto From The Nile Raw Kale Chips. We will be celebrating Mumia Abu Jamal Earthday and rallying the community to unite and move forward.
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April 26 ~ Sons and Daughters of the Revolution March March begins at the former headquarters of the Philadelphia Black Panther Party at 18th and Cecil B Moore. Marchers should gather at 10am, and the march will commence at 11am to the Church of the Advocate at 18th and Diamond Street. Celebration of Life Festival opening ceremony will begin at 11am, followed by workshops and performances at 12pm. Workshops will end at 4pm and the concert will end at 6:30pm.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE! ” Constitutional Protest through The Arts ” Celebrate the life and legacies of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Father Paul Washington, Dr. Ed Robinson, and Marshall “Eddie” Conway join the movement to free mumia with Dead Prez, Immortal Technique, Jasiri X , Taina Asili, Ramona Africa, Narubi Selah, Hakim Green , Lah Tere ,Dice Raw, Rebel Diaz ,The Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble, Pam Africa, Isis da savoir , Rebel diaz , Circa95 , L.C the Poet, Rapping Tate the Great,OG Law & Gwen , Jamel Joseph , Aquil , Rahnda Rize and more to be announced.April 26th – 10am – Free event!- Church of the Advocate (18th Diamond) Live performances speakers , vendors , resource tables , health pavilion , workshops : know your rights, school to prison pipeline, woman & prisoners and more !co-sponsors: The campaign to bring mumia home, International Concerned family and friends of mumia abu-jamal , the Committee to save mumia-abu jamal, and the coalition to free Mumia Abu-Jamal ( nyc ) , Guerrilla Republik , Universal Zulu Nation and F.T.P
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