Saturday, September 26, 2009

Up in Arms: A Night to Honor Fong Lee and End Police Brutality

Saturday, October 3 at 8pm at Macalester (Kagin Commons). Click here for the Facebook event page.

Fong Lee was a 19-year old kid killed by Minneapolis police. More info. Latest news on the case here. Some troubling questions here.

This is a pretty incredible line-up of artists. It's really inspiring to see:

Magnetic North I Nomi of Power Struggle I Michelle Myers of Yellow Rage I Maria Isa I Blackbird Elements I Guante I Rodigo Sanchez-Chavarria I E.G. Bailey I Tou Saiko Lee with PosNoSys I True Mutiny I Sha Cage I Kevin Xiong with Pada Lo I Tish Jones I Maipacher I Logan Moua I Bobby Wilson I Hilltribe I Poetic Assassins and Special Guests

Sponsored By:

SPEAK! I Lealtad-Suzuki Center I Asian Student Alliance I Ua Ke I DJ Club I History Department [Macalester College] I Coalition for Community Relations I The Loft Literary Center I Minnesota Immigrant Freedom Network I Minnesota Spoken Word Association I Minnesota Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign I Shades of Yellow I TakeAction Minnesota I Communities United Against Police Brutality

Emcees I Amy Hang and Tou Ger Xiong

DJ I DJ Nak

* All proceeds to benefit the family of Fong Lee for legal costs.

For more information

Joseph Hang I 612.747.3768 [p]
Tou Ger Xiong I 651.738.0141 [p]
coalitionforcommunityrelations@gmail.com

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