Photos courtesy of Enbion Micah Aan
JOIN US! At 9pm in front of the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in New York City: 150 Park Row, New York, NY 10007
Celebrate Lynne’s freedom and come in solidarity with those still locked down!
The National Lawyers Guild & NALSA Present
LYNNE STEWART: THE WAR BETWEEN LAWYERS & GOVERNMENT: NEVER ENDING & DANGEROUS TO LAW
Joins us for two discussions about the current status of political prisoners in the United States.
MONDAY NOV. 17TH
TUESDAY NOV. 18TH
Lynne Stewart, a long-time NLG member, is a former defense attorney known for representing controversial defendants including Black Panthers, Weather Underground, and Larry Davis. In April 2002, she was indicted for materially aiding terrorism on behalf of her Egyptian client, Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman. She served almost five years in federal prison and after mammoth public outcry was set free on compassionate release due to a terminal cancer diagnosis.
NEW TIME AND LOCATION: Lynne will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Stolen Lives Induction Ceremony: November 1, 2014 at 4:00pm; at St. Mary’s Church, 521 West 126th Street.
As Gaza and Ferguson challenge us to rise up, we present an evening of
LOVE AND RESISTANCE for IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN (formerly H. Rap Brown)
Imam Jamil Al-Amin is facing serious illness in a prison hospital in North Carolina. We must wage a campaign to ensure that he is not returned to solitary confinement and that he is released.
Dhoruba Bin-Wahad, former Black Panther and NY Panther 21 leader, former political prisoner, Black liberation spokesperson
Karima Al-Amin, wife of Imam Jamil, and lawyer
Amir Khalid Abdus-Samad, representing the Imam Jamil in working with youth and street organizations since 1993.
Imam Al Hajj Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid, President of the Islamic Leadership Council of Metropolitan New York
Pam Africa, Chairperson, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal; Minister of Confrontation, MOVE Organization
IMPACT Repertory Theatre, “youth activists who view the creative arts and leadership training as a way to develop ourselves and change the world in a positive way”
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 * 6–10 PM,
MLK, Jr. CENTER (LOCAL 1199)
310 WEST 43rd STREET
FREE ADMISSION. LIGHT SUPPER $8.
Sponsored by: The Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC), The Uncompromising International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, The MOVE Organization, The Imam Jamil Action Network
Endorsed by: (list in formation) Campaign to End the New Jim Crow; the Riverside Church Prison Ministry; International Action Center/Millions for Mumia; the National Jericho Movement; NYC Jericho; Universal Zulu Nation; Safiya Nuh Foundation; People’s Survival Program; Malcolm X Grassroots Movement; Malcolm X Commemoration Committee; Resistance in Brooklyn; Sekou Odinga Defense Committee; NYC Free Peltier; Campaign to Bring Mumia Home; December 12th Movement; The Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NYC Anarchist Black Cross; “Where We Live,” WBAI FM, 99.5; “Building Bridges,” WBAI FM,99.5; Laura Whitehorn, former political prisoner; Esperanza Martell, longtime Puerto Rican human rights activist.