Wanda's Picks Radio May 15, 2009
Destiny Muhammad and Frederick Harris, speak about the "Love Tour," and celebration of EW Wainwright, African Roots of Jazz founder, Sunday, May 17, at Anna's Jazz Island. It is also EW's 70th Birthday.
This conversation is followed by one with activists: Jack Bryson,Father of 2 young men who were with Oscar Grant at the Fruitvale BART on 1/1/09. He is has been involved since that date in community organizing for justice for Oscar Grant, and Rachel Jackson, organizer and coordinator of New Years Movement for Justice a community organization which is working towards getting the BART police officer convicted and sentenced for murdering Oscar Grant.
There are several important actions taking place this weekend: May 15,16, and 17. How to Lock Up A Cop for the Murder of Oscar Grant
This workshop, Sunday, May 17, 1-4 p.m., at the Humanist Hall, 390-27th Street, Oakland, (between Broadway & Telegraph) will educate and empower our communities to wage a sophisticated legal and political campaign that turns the tragic murder of Oscar Grant into a historic opportunity – to finally put one police officer behind bars for the murder of one unarmed man. The Teach-In phase on Sunday will cover specific steps the District Attorney must take in order to win the case of the People vs. Mehserle. The next phase will=2 0be the Teach-Out: to attend the preliminary hearing for Johannes Mehserle the next day, Monday, May 18th, 2009, at the Alameda County Superior Court, 1225 Fallon Street. (If by any chance the DA drops the charges against Mehserle, be prepared to protest as well.)The event is sponsored by: firstname.lastname@example.org and visit http://nojusticenobart.blogspot.com/ for a comprehensive list of actions and activities. There is a hearing taking place presently.