Milwaukee, June 18: Charleston: Candle Light Vigil

“If Black folks can’t be safe in the church, where in America is there left to be safe.” – Charleston Resident

Join us tonight at All Peoples Church at 7:00pm as we join together to honor our fallen brothers and sisters who were lost in the massacre at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston South Carolina.

The service will last for about an hour and a half. All are welcomed, no matter your race, religious affiliation, sexuality, etc. Please come out and help us lift our voices and join together to show the families of the victims that we are with them and our love is extended unto them.

Join Us:
All Peoples Church (2600 N. 2nd St.)
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Candles will be provided to those who would like them (you are more than welcomed to bring your own)

Ferguson Response Network posting Charleston related protests: http://fergusonresponse.tumblr.com/

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The President of Ukraine Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko: Free Journalists and Stop Political Repressions in Ukraine

http://tinyurl.com/pu3yvt7

An Open Letter to the President of Ukraine Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko from US Citizens who Disagree with Political Repression in Ukraine

Several journalists were detained in Ukraine in the end of April, including Artem Buzila, Elena Romanova-Glischinskaya and Vitaly Didenko. They were arrested just for their belief that they have the right to express their opinions, which are different from the views of people in power. In addition, according to his lawyer, Artem Buzila has been tortured and coerced to confess to acts he has not committed…. http://tinyurl.com/pu3yvt7

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June 26-27, Madison & Milwaukee: Conversations with Pam Africa: The MOVE 9, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Political Prisoners & State Violence

The Wisconsin Bail Out The People Movement and FIST (http://fightimperialism.org/) present…

Conversations with Pam Africa: The MOVE 9, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Political Prisoners & State Violence

Sister Pam Africa, Minister of Confrontation for MOVE (onamove.org) and Chairwoman of the uncompromising International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal (freemumia.com) will visit Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 26-28.

Friday, June 26, 10 a.m.
Black Lives Matter panel @ NCOBRA Conference
African American Women’s Center
3020 W Vliet Street, Milwaukee
ncobra.org
If able, contribution requested

Friday, June 26, 6:30 p.m.
Conrad A Elevhjem Bldg.
@ UW Madison, 800 University Ave., Madison
Sponsored by Young Gifted and Black Coalition
facebook.com/fergusontomadison
Free and open to the public

Saturday, June 27, 11 a.m.
Political Prisoners panel @NCOBRA conference
African American Women’s Center
3020 W Vliet Street, Milwaukee
ncobra.org
If able, contribution requested

Saturday, June 27, 1-3 p.m.
Nation of Islam, Mosque No. 3
4202 North Teutonia Ave., Milwaukee
mosque3.org/home.html
Free and open to the public

Visit with and talk with her at the following event:
Saturday, June 27, 6 p.m. Potluck
Central United Methodist Church
639 N 25th Street, Milwaukee
WI Cuba Coalition, Cuba Caravan visit
wicuba.wordpress.com
Free and open to the public

For more information: 414-395-0665

Pam Africa marching in Philly demanding justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal and all prisoners [Photo: Joe Piette]

Pam Africa marching in Philly demanding justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal and all prisoners [Photo: Joe Piette]

Fight Back For Public Education In Wisconsin: Students, Staff, Faculty, Community Supporters Demand a Future!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/UWStudentsAgainstCuts/
#‎NoMPStakeover‬ / http://mtea.weac.org/
Chronicle of Higher Education: “In Heated State-Budget Fights, Students Strive to Be Heard ” http://tinyurl.com/ns6j5zr

June 5, 2015 Milwaukee [Photo: Joe Brusky]

June 5, 2015 Milwaukee [Photo: Joe Brusky]

STOP THE MPS TAKEOVER!! 6-9-15 — at Story Elementary. [Photo: Joe Brusky]

STOP THE MPS TAKEOVER!! 6-9-15 — at Story Elementary. [Photo: Mike Erdmann]

Stop the Olson Family Eviction – Call Bank of America

Update: The Olson family eviction is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17. The Olson family paid $87,000 into an escrow fund while they attempted to modify the mortgage with Bank of America. Bank of America failed to modify the mortgage. The judge agreed to the bank’s demands that the Olsons be evicted and that the bank be rewarded with the $87,000 in the escrow fund.

On Monday and Tuesday, June 15 and 16, please call Bank of America at 706-386-5687 and demand that the eviction of the Olson family be stopped. Also, demand the Bank of America modify the mortgage and return the home to the Olsons.

If you can, please call on both Monday and Tuesday.

Please share on your social media networks.

YOU CAN HELP BY CALLING BANK OF AMERICA AT 1-706-386-5687

AND REQUESTING THE BANK KEEP THIS FAMILY IN THEIR HOME. THE LOAN NUMBER IS 7100748222

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Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo of the Cuban Five: ‘Keep Moving Forward in the Battles We Have Ahead of Us’

SPEECH: http://tinyurl.com/pt6aoez

Speech by Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, May 02, 2015
At the Solidarity Conference, Havana, Cuba

“…And just as we have absolute confidence in the capacity of our people, in our people’s spirit of struggle and sacrifice, to keep moving forward in the battles we have ahead of us, we have confidence in the support, solidarity, and fighting spirit of all of you to continue fighting alongside us.

Many thanks, brothers and sisters…”

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