FIGHT BACK: Families and Communities Against Police Terror From Coast to Coast


Saturday, June 1, 2013
12:00pm until 8:00pm

RIVERSIDE CHURCH – South Hall 120th St. & Claremont Ave. Harlem, New York

Join us in New York City for a one-day national conference organized to fight police brutality!!

The schedule is as follows:

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. Welcome

1:00- 3:30 p.m. “Voices of Resistance” Panel (MC- Brian Jones)

Including the following panelists:

Ramona Africa, MOVE Organization, Survivor of 1985 Bombing of MOVE, Philadelphia, Pa.

Danette Chavis, Mother of 19-year-old Gregory Chavis, left to bleed to death after being shot by the NYPD on October 9, 2004

Mark Clements, torture victim of Jon Burge, Chicago police chief and wrongfully convicted & incarcerated for 28 years in Chicago, Illinois

Natasha Davis, sister of 23-year old Shantel Davis, shot by the Brooklyn NYPD on June 14, 2012, while sitting in a car.

Askia Sabur, police brutality victim in Philadelphia on September 3, 2010, Askia Coalition Against Police Brutality

Fred Bryant, father of Keaton Otis, murdered by the police on May 12, 2010 in Portland, OR

Margarita Rosario, mother of Anthony Rosario, murdered by the NYPD in the Bronx along with his cousin Hilton Vega, on January 12, 1995.

Juanita Young, mother of Malcolm Ferguson, shot point-blank by undercover NYPD in the Bronx, on March 1, 2000.

3:30- 4:00 BREAK

4:00 – 6:30 “Strategies for Moving Forward” Panel (MC- Amir Amma)

Including the following panelists:

Frank Graham and Constance Malcolm, parents of Ramarley Graham, killed in his home in the Bronx on February 2, 2012, by the NYPD.

Jack Bryson, father of two sons who were with Oscar Grant when he was murdered on an Oakland, CA, subway platform by police on January 1, 2009.

Adam & Jeralynn Blueford, parents of 18-year-old Alan Blueford, murdered on May 6, 2012 by Oakland police.

Yusef Salaam, one of the Central Park Five wrongfully convicted of rape in New York’s Central Park in 1989.

Rev. C.D. Witherspoon, President, SCLC Baltimore Chapter, Organizer, Baltimore Peoples Power Assembly

Reggie Buggs, U.R.G.E.N.T. Garfield, New Jersey

6:00- 8:PM. LIVE PERFORMANCES by The Welfare Poets ,  Aidge , Danette Chavis, NeNe Ali, and Ni Dios Ni Amo, and MAURO

Hosted by: Campaign to End the New Jim Crow
Endorsed by: Campaign to End the Death Penalty, Haymarket Books, International Socialist Organization, Justice Committee, Parents Against Police Brutality, Stop & Frisk Freedom Fighters, Socialist Alternative (list in formation – contact to endorse

Tabling: Tabling space is available – contact


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