L.A. event: War and Racism Forum. This Sat.

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

Eyewitness Report from New Orleans & Texas
This Saturday, October 29, 2-5 pm
Southern California Library for Social Studies & Research
6120 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles

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
  • How to defeat the Bush agenda

Featured speakers

  • Gloria La Riva:  ANSWER leader from S.F., 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

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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