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March for Police Accountability this Saturday in Portland

From the open publishing newswire: There will be a march and rally this Saturday, October 19th in Portland to demand police accountability, an end to racial profiling and a halt to discrimination in social services. Communities United to Uphold the 14th Amendment ask everyone to turn out for this event.

The march and rally, which are sponsored by the NAACP and the Police Accountability Campaign, will begin with a rally at 11 AM at the Mallory Avenue Church, 126 N.E. Alberta. The march will begin at noon and end at Irving Park at 7th & Fremont. The closing rally at 1 PM will feature speakers, food, music and an open mic.

The sponsors have secured permits for these events. Families are especially encouraged to attend. [ Details ]

Baltimore 28 Benefit @ the Starr E. Rose on Oct. 22
There will be a benefit for the 28 anti racist activists illegally arrested while protesting the National Alliance and other white supremacist groups in Baltimore, MD on August 24 [ see story at Baltimore IMC ]. The event will feature music and spoken word from Sean Brooxx. Turiya Autry, Desert Rat and Fern Cappella. Oct. 22, 7:00 p.m. at the Star e. Rose, 2403 NE Alberta. [ Read More... ]