L.A. Event. War and Racism Forum. Oct. 29

Public Forum
The Struggle Against War & Racism: After Hurricanes Katrina & Rita

Eyewitness Reports from New Orleans & Texas

Sat. Oct. 29, 2 pm
Southern California Library for Social Studies & Research
6120 S Vermont Ave, L.A.

Topics include

Racism and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – Eyewitness reports
Fighting Police terror and brutality
Defending immigrant rights
Standing against U.S. war, occupation & aggression: Iraq, Palestine, Cuba, Venezuela, Haiti…
How to defeat the Bush agenda: building an independent people’s movement

Featured speakers

Gloria La Riva: A.N.S.W.E.R.
leader from San Francisco, award-winning filmmaker, recently traveled
to New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Texas
Derrick Williams: Hurricane Katrina survivor from New Orleans
Keishia Brunston: relative of Deandre Brunston, murdered by Compton Sheriffs in 2003
Carlos Alvarez: Youth and Student A.N.S.W.E.R., El Camino College student


Hip-Hop artist Creó from New Orleans will perform an original song about Katrina and the government’s criminal response
Special film screening: “Heroes, Not Looters: Eyewitness New Orleans and Houston” by Gloria La Riva
Photo display on fighting racism: see photos on the struggle from Iraq to New Orleans to Los Angeles

Food and drinks provided – Donation requested – No one turned away for lack of funds.

For more info call 323-464-1636 or

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