posted by: International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement
begins: Jun 16, 9:00 am
ends: Jun 16, 12:00 pm
location: Criminal Justice Center, 13th & Filbert, Room 504
HANDS OFF THE CITY HALL 2!
Uhuru Movement leaders were attacked and arrested by the City for peacefully protesting Nutter’s budget and Billion Dollar War on the black community!
• Diop Olugbala, leader of the local branch of the Uhuru Movement,was put in a chokehold by police for peacefully speaking out at a City Council session on the budget on March 19th, 2009.
• Diop and Shabaka Mnombatha were arrested and face trial for protesting Mayor Nutter's budget that raises the sales tax while spending over $1 billion a year on police & prisons -- even as poverty and police violence & brutality escalate in the African community.