National Day of Action for Jena 6
Get on board y’all, tomorrow, September 20! Color of Change has got all the deets for ya to hold your own event including, tips, flyers, talking points, web banners, a customizable media advisory you can use and more.
They say in an email I recently received:
The NAACP, in conjunction with the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Southern University Law Center, has provided some additional legal support and resources to the defendants’ attorneys and remains committed to the defense of the remaining young men.
We presented a petition of over 62,000 signatures (gathered on the NAACP website; signatures now exceed 92,000) to the Governor of Louisiana on Sept. 17 as a symbol of the thousands of citizens concerned with the unequal treatment of the defendants and the pubic acknowledgement that the hanging of the three nooses is a serious hate crime offense.
Cheryl Contee (Jill Tubman)
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