Thursday, March 09, 2006

March in Benton Harbor, Rally Against Injustice Everywhere!

Rally and March
March 11, 2006

Hopewell Church
796 Highland Ave., Benton Harbor

Sponsored by BANCO

Come to a rally and march to show support for Rev. Pinkney before his trial on trumped-up charges!

Protest the overturning of a valid recall election!

In Benton Harbor, Michigan, residents won a recall vote of a corrupt city commissioner through a successful campaign led by BANCO (Black Autonomy Network Community Organization). Then, in an attempt to circumvent the will of the people, the vote was overturned by a local judge. In a further outrage, community leader Rev. Edward Pinkney of BANCO was arrested on trumped-up charges of alleged vote fraud. He faces a possible sentence of twenty years. His trial is set for March 15. BANCO won't back down and we need your help. We can't let authorities disenfranchise voters and squash dissent in Benton Harbor, or anywhere.

Court witnesses are also needed during the trial.
March 15-17, 8:30am-5pm
Berrien County Courthouse
811 Port Street, St. Joseph

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