August 8th, will mark the 35th year of incarceration for Political Prisoners the MOVE 9! Join the MOVE Organization as we bring attention to, and call for the freedom of the MOVE 9 and other Political Prisoners who are currently serving unjust sentences in prison.
The program is being held on August 7th and will be hosted by Activist and Attorney Michael Coard and includes:
Pam Africa (speaking on the fight for Mumia Abu Jamal);
Ramona Africa (speaking on the fight for The MOVE 9);
Prof. Tony Montero (speaking on the Rizzo years leading up to the Aug. 8th 1978 police attack on MOVE);
Theresa Shoatz (speaking on the fight for her father Russell Maroon Shoatz);
Ralph Poynter (speaking on the fight for his wife, Lynne Stewart);
Dequi Kioni-Sadiki (speaking on the fight for her husband Sekou Odinga)
The NYC Jericho Movement for political prisoners
Event starts at 6pm and will be held at the Rotunda (40th and Walnut).