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Jena 6 Vigil in Portland, Ore.

September 20th, 2007

FYI if you are in Portland — just received this press release. It’s late notice, I know, but if you’d like to help in any other ways, there is a website address and phone number below.

Peace, always.

WM

“INJUSTICE ANYWHERE IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE.”
– DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING IN “A LETTER FROM A BIRMINGHAM JAIL”

As thousands of men and women descend on Jena, Louisiana on Thursday to press for justice on behalf of six high school boys, we can make a difference here in Portland. The Prospective Gents Club, a local youth program, is challenging you to not only talk about it, they want you to BE about it and join them for Portland’s

“A CANDLE IN THE DARK” VIGIL AND PEACE WALK FOR THE JENA 6
Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church – 5828 NE 8th Avenue

Please wear all black and bring a candle (or tiki torch). Donations will be accepted for the Defense Fund.

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO WWW.COLOROFCHANGE.ORG / CALL 503.294.4108

4 Comments

  1. BlackFriend says

    we caught the end of the March. It was amazing what these kids put together.

    September 20th, 2007 | #

  2. edj says

    I’m so bummed I didn’t know about this! I didn’t get online at all yesterday! How did it go? Updates, please.

    September 21st, 2007 | #

  3. J. Lynne says

    We had a protest over in this Portland too, but I didn’t know about it until after. It’s a shame because I work right near where all the protests for everything are held and I never know anything but I have the best parking place.

    I can’t believe Bell was denied bail again today. That’s absolutely ridiculous.

    September 21st, 2007 | #

  4. WackyMommy says

    It is a very sad week.

    September 21st, 2007 | #

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