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NYC “Ground Zero” Mosque Madness

Islamophobia, Neocons and Pro-Israel Extremists

Film - Broken On All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S.

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School Street • Community Room • Walpole

This compelling documentary by Matthew Pillischer contains a visual presentation of facts and statistics and many personal stories that reinforce the issues raised by Michelle Alexander in her book. We will have a discussion following the viewing.

See the website for more information on the documentary:  http://brokenonallsides.com/ 

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Turn Up for Mike Brown - #IndictAmerica - The Day After the Verdict

When: The Day After the Verdict, 7:00 pm 
Where: Boston Police B2 HQ • 2400 Washington St • Roxbury

Turn Up for Mike Brown

**IMPORTANT: The event will be the DAY AFTER the verdict is announced.**

To America, Darren Wilson is Innocent. INDICT AMERICA.

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Peace Activists from Alaska to Florida Ask Obama to End Drone Strikes

July 11, 2012
President Barack Obama
The White House
Washington, D.C.   20500

Dear Mr. President:

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Islamophobia: Manufacturing the “Muslim Menace”

When: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Grace Church (Newton Corner) • 76 Eldredge Street, Newton Corner • Newton

This program will explore the efforts of the Federal government to isolate, harass, and intimidate American Muslims in the name of "Homeland Security". Entrapment and dramatic media-assisted raids have allowed the government to present a picture of the American Muslim community as a breeding ground for dangerous terrorists. Subsequent, often questionable, prosecutions have led to some convictions, some charges being dismissed and some accused accepted guilty pleas to dramatically reduced charges under the threat of long prison sentences.

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FILM: Broken on All Sides

When: Thursday, June 4, 2015, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library - Cambridge • 45 Pearl St.

 First Thursday Documentary Film

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A Daughter's Moving Story Of Her Father's Lynching And A Journey of Discovery

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 4:00 pm
Where: First Parish Church • 35 Church St • Watertown

Watertown Citizens is proud to sponsor an upcoming book event.

Just weeks before Christmas, 1947, Josephine Bolling was five years old and learned that her father, Elmore Bolling, just 39 and the father of seven was dead. Elmore Bolling was a leader in Lowndes County's black community, had established himself as a man who volunteered to serve the less fortunate and had worked hard to build a small trucking business and provide for his family and others.

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Guantanamo - What Is the Truth?

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 3:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Milton Public Library • 476 Canton Ave • Keyes Community Room • Milton

Guantanamo - What Is the Truth?

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Why the War on Drugs is a Failure with Jack Cole

When: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School Street • Walpole

Retired State Police undercover officer Jack Cole will give a talk, Why the War on Drugs is a Failure, at the Walpole Public Library on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Jack Cole knows about the “war on drugs” from several perspectives. He retired as a Detective Lieutenant after a 26-year career with the New Jersey State Police—fourteen in narcotics, mostly as an undercover officer. His investigations spanned cases from street drug users to international drug trafficking organizations.

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The Throwaways - film on Mass Incarceration/Police Brutality

When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: encuentro5 (e5) • 9A Hamilton Place • Close to Park Street T station and Suffolk Law School] • Boston

 encuentro 5 invites you to a screening of the documentary film The Throwaways followed by a Q&A with the directors of the film on

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Discussion - Racism, the War on Drugs, and Mass Incarceration

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Walpole Public Library • 143 School Street • Pinnacle Room • Walpole

The discussion will reference the bookThe New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander.  This NY Times Best Seller is eye opening in its careful presentation of history and statistics, showing how the “war on drugs” has resulted in the mass incarceration of people of color and has been used to instit

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March and Die-In

When: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Jill Rhone Park • Intersection of Main & Mass. Ave. • (across from the fire station in Central Square) • Cambridge

March from Jill Rhone Park at the intersection of Main and Mass. Ave. (across from the fire station in Central Square) to Cambridge City Hall.

Discussion at 7 PM at danger! awesome at 645 Mass. Ave.

See attached flyer.

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Rally To Close Guantanamo

When: Saturday, January 10, 2015, 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: Park Street MBTA Station • Boston

 The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp opened in January 2002. The Committee for Peace and Human Rights, that meets at Park Street Station every Saturday at 1pm, will use our vigil to mark this occasion and

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The Demise of Acute Health Care in Quincy, Massachusetts

The Demise of Acute Health Care in Quincy, Massachusetts
Implications for Surviving Community Hospitals
 
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Justice for All March

When: Saturday, December 13, 2014, 5:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Freedom Plaza • 13th St. & Pennsylvania Ave., NW • Washington, D.C.

Join the families of Eric Garner, Mike Brown, Akai Gurley, the mother of Tamir Rice, the family of Trayvon Martin and Reverend Al Sharpton.

National Action Network

nationalactionnetwork.net/march-police

877-626-4651

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