Wed. May 7th: Vigil, pray, demonstrate for Sean Bell

Sean BellPlease consider joining the non-violent vigils/demonstrations in New York City to protest the acquittal of the officers who killed Sean Bell, an innocent man. At the bottom is a media report of where the demonstrations will begin as published at the Daily Voice. Also, there is information at National Action Network.

Here is the official site of Sean Bell’s family, for other ways to help in addition to Wednesday: http://www.justiceforsean.net

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from Newsday
Sites of Bell verdict protest near transit hot spots
BY KEITH HERBERT
keith.herbert@newsday.com

May 3 2008, 9:51 PM EDT

People protesting the acquittal of detectives in the fatal shooting of Sean Bell will gather Wednesday near six transit choke points around New York City before leading a march and “pray-in” organizers anticipate will lead to some arrests, the Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday.
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from the Daily Voice:

…Sharpton would not reveal all the details for the day of protests, according to WNBC News, but he did announce the locations for the main protests. They are:

  • Third Avenue at 125th Street
  • Park Avenue at 34th Street
  • Third Avenue at 60th Street
  • Varick and Houston Streets
  • One Police Plaza
  • 415 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn

[Editor’s note: Last update I saw, I believe that the meeting time is 3:00 – three o’clock.]

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