"Georgia Gulag"

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"300 DUGEONS, 100,000 CAGES....& IT'S UP TO US TO STOP IT". JOIN LOCAL ACTIVISTS, DEDICATED TO HELP, ADVOCATE, ORGAINIZE & REBEL AGAINST THE CLASS & RACIAL JUSTICE ISSUE OF OUR TIME....MASS INCARCERATION. "THE GEORGIA COALITION TO END THE NEW JIM CROW" INVITES ALL GEORGIANS TO ATTEND THIS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED UPCOMING EVENT-"GEORGIA GULAG". THE EVENT WILL SHINE A LIGHT ON HOW GEORGIA'S HISTORIC RACISM, GREED, CRIMINALIZATION & CORRUPTION HAS LED TO THE CAGING OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE-DISPROPORTIONATELY BLACK, BROWN & YES....POOR WHITE PEOPLE. GEORGIA HAS MORE PEOPLE UNDER SUPERVISION THAN ANYPLACE IN THE COUNTRY FUELED BY A SYSTEM DESIGNED TO BANKROLL MUNICIPALITIES & ENRICH PRIVATE CORPORATIONS. FORMERLY INCARCERATED & CONVICTED PEOPLE WILL SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE IN JAILS, PRISONS, YOUTH & IMMIGRANT DETENTION CENTERS AS WELL AS THEIR LIVES AFTER CONFINEMENT. REENTRY INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ASSIST THEM WITH HOUSING, JOBS & VOCATIONAL TRAINING. ACTIVISTS FROM A VARIETY OF LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS WILL COLLABORATE ON STRATEGIES TO DISMANTLE THE BEAST OF MASS INCARCERATION IN GEORGIA. THE GATHERING WILL BUILD UP TO A CLIMATIC MESSAGE FROM FORMER ATTICA PRISONER & FOUNDER OF "THE CAMPAIGN TO END THE NEW JIM CROW", JOSEPH "JAZZ" HAYDEN OF HARLEM, NEW YORK & FORMER POLITICAL PRISONER DHORUBA BIN WIHAD. THE DAY KICKS OFF WITH A MESSAGE OF HOPE & HEALING FROM WAOK's DR. F. KEITH SLAUGHTER OF "THE MOVEMENT", PASTOR KENNETH GLASGOW OF "THE FORMERLY INCARCERATED & CONVICTED PEOPLES MOVEMENT" & UNDERGROUND HIP HOP ARTIST ZYEED MALIK OF "MALCOLM X GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT.". MANY LOCAL ACTIVISTS & FREEDOM FIGHTERS WILL PARTICIPATE ON PANELS & WORKSHOPS SUCH AS DR. MAKUNGU AKINYELA,, ATTORNEY MAWULI DAVIS, CHARLES MUHAMMAD, XOCHITYL BREVARA & MARILYN WINN OF RACIAL JUSTICE ACTION CENTER, MARCUS COLEMAN OF SOS, MYA DILLARD SMITH OF THE GEORGIA ACLU, AZADEH SHAHSHAHANI OF GEORGIA DETENTION WATCH, SHARON RAVERT OF PEACHTREE NORML, VERDALLIA TURNER, DR. FRANCYS JOHNSON & MANY MANY MORE. TOPICS WILL INCLUDE "ENDING THE DRUG WAR", RACIAL PROFILING, POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY, "STOPPING INTRACOMMUNAL VIOLENCE, THE SCHOOL TO,PRISON PIPELINE, THE DEATH PENALTY & MORE. PANELS & DISCUSSIONS WILL BE MODERATED BY FTP FOUNDER KALONJI JAMA CHANGA, DOUGIE-THE ABOLITIONIST & WAOK's RASHAD RICHEY. IT GOES DOWN SATURDAY DEC 5th FROM 1 TO 5 PM, DOORS OPEN AT NOON AT "LITTLE FIVE POINTS COMMUNITY CENTER", 1083 AUSTIN AVE, NE ATLANTA, GEORGIA. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 770-990-3214. GO TO VOICESOFDISSENT.ORG OR FACEBOOK "THE GEORGIA COALITION TO END THE NEW JIM CROW".
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By: The Georgia Coalition to End the New Jim Crow

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