Newsletter for September 15, 2016

Join and Volunteer with the Stop Mass Incarceration Network at the African American Day Parade -- Sunday, September 18!

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2015 Stop Mass Incarceration Network Contingent at African American Day Parade

The New York chapter of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network is organizing a contingent for the Annual African American Day Parade on September 18, Sunday. This will be the third year we will be marching as a contingent.

Meet Up With SMIN at 12 Noon: W. 113th St. between Frederick Douglass Blvd. & Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. at 12 Noon, the parade will start at 1:00 PM Sharp. Parade route begins on W. 111th St. & Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd and proceeds north to W. 136th St. ending on Malcolm X Blvd.

We are calling on friends, activists and revolutionaries, families of Stolen Lives and the wrongly incarcerated and/or tortured, and other groups and organizations to join up with us!

We need many people to help with the gigantic Stolen Lives Assembly we first unveiled on #ShutDownA14 -- April 14, 2015.

Bring the Signs, and Bring the Noise!

Indict, Convict, and Send the Killer Cops to Jail!
We Sit With Colin Kaepernick!

Contact us to volunteer at (929) 249-7996, or nyc@stopmassincarceration.net.

 
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Flag-burner Gregory Johnson: “Revelations show the state’s charges from RNC protest are false and must be dropped immediately”

August 8, 2016 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

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Gregory “Joey” Johnson—whose successful battle in the Supreme Court case Texas v. Johnson established that burning a U.S. flag in protest is protected speech—says allegations he assaulted two “news reporters” when he burned a flag outside the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 are false. Johnson said that Kimberly Barnett, the Acting Chief Assistant Prosecutor, Criminal Division, has no choice but to withdraw the charges of assault filed against him.

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Chicago Police Videos of Paul O’Neal Killing Released:Black Teenager Was Unarmed—“It was cold-blooded murder”

RAW: Footage of Chicago police shooting Paul O’Neal

August 5, 2016 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

 

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What to Make of the Police Walking Free After Murdering Freddie Gray... And What to DO About It

 Freddie Gray

August 1, 2016 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom

On July 27, Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced that she was dropping all remaining charges against the pigs that murdered Freddie Gray. Four of them had already been tried without any convictions. Now they will all walk free. 

 

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We demand: Drop the charges on Gregory "Joey" Johnson and the RNC16 now!


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On July 20 outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Gregory "Joey" Johnson was surrounded by a circle of members of the Revolution Club who created a safe space for him to burn the American flag. The area was crowded with many police and pro-Trump people. Police assaulted the protective circle, arresting Joey and 16 others as the flag started to burn. They face serious charges. 

 

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American Flag Burns at DNC! Carl Dix, Joey Johnson, Revolution Club Declare: "AMERICAN LIVES ARE NOT MORE IMPORTANT THAN OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES"


American Flag Burns at DNC! Carl Dix, Joey Johnson, Revolution Club Declare: "AMERICAN LIVES ARE NOT MORE IMPORTANT THAN OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES" Photo: Nicholas Isabella

July 28, 2016 | Revolution Newspaper | revcom.us

At 6 pm tonight, notorious flag burner Joey Johnson, revolutionary communist leader Carl Dix, and the Revolution Club marched in formation and chanted up to Broad St. & Pattison Ave., right outside Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Convention Center, on the final night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Rain had drenched Philadelphia earlier in the day, but the rev coms had pledged that after burning an American flag at the RNC in Cleveland, they were going to burn one here in Philadelphia at the DNC—"come rain or shine."

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