Dec. 13: Defending Baltimore Black Activists & the Black Community

50th Anniversary of Police Murder of Black Panther Activists Fred Hampton and Mark Clark
December 4, 2019
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Defending Rights & Dissent Comment on DOJ IG Review of FBI’s Trump Campaign Investigation
December 10, 2019

Join Defending Rights & Dissent and other members of the Black & Brown Activism Defense Collective, and our Baltimore partners Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, Maryland NLG, Maryland ACLU and Morgan State University for a compelling evening of learning, discussion, and strategizing:

Friday, December 13
6-9 pm
The Living Well
235 N. Holliday St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Catering provided by Land of Kush (yum!)

Join us to learn about, and develop a strategy, to protect the Black Community and Black Activists from continued police oppression and surveillance!

This event will include speakers, and small group discussions of the issues.

Our plenary presenters are:

Barbara Arnwine, Executive Director of the Transformative Justice Coalition and host of Igniting Change on WOL.

Eddie Conway, Senior Producer at the Real News, former political prisoner, and Black Panther.

Lawrence Grandpre, Director of Research, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS)

Ray Winbush, Director, Institute for Urban Research, Morgan State University

The plenary will be followed by breakout strategy discussions.

Chip Gibbons, DRAD Policy and Legislative Counsel, and author of Still Spying on Dissent: The Enduring Problem of FBI First Amendment Abuse, will lead one of these discussion groups. This will be an excellent opportunity to discuss the issue with Chip.

Get your free ticket here.
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Photo courtesy Bruce Emmerling