CEMOTAP PRESENTS: Newark Ex- Mayor Sharpe James' Book Party --"Political Prisoner"
EX-MAYOR JAMES: February 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM
CEMOTAP Center , 135-05 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park, 11420
Admission is free: For Further info Call 347-907-0629
2. BEPAA Master Class CORRECTED
“The Revolutionary Psychology of Dr. Amos Wilson”
TUESDAY, February 18, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Keynote Speaker: Marc Cray, M.D.- Director of Imhotep Virtual Medical School & Instructor for current John Henrik Clarke High School Scholars at BEPAA Science Enrichment Course Respondents:Psychiatrist: Dr. Henry McCurtis, Professor Hank Williams of Lehman College and Professor Leonard Jeffries, Chairman Emeritus Black StudiesCity College of NY
Special Guests: Students from Professor Williams’ Class
John Henrik Clarke House, 286 Convent Avenue, Harlem, New York 10031
ADMISSION FREE: CALL 347--907-0629 RSVP
3. On Sunday February 23 at 3:00 PM Dr. Leonard Jeffries & Ilyasha Al-Shabazz
“The Life, Martyrdom and Rebirth of Malcolm X"
John Henrik Clarke House, 286 Convent Avenue, Harlem NY 10031
For further info call 347-907-0629
4. Imhotep Gary Byrd and Bob Law
The Central Brooklyn Leadership Council & The Mens Ministry of Historic First Church of God in Christ Presents
A Black History Month Forum
Imhotep Gary Byrd: “Saying It Loud Understanding the Historical Legacy Of Black Radio”
Wednesday, February 12, 7PM, Historic First Church of God in Christ
221 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn NY
Host & Moderator Bob Law
5. DECEMBER 12 MOVEMENT
Black History Month: Out of the shadows of history: Integration a social, economic and political failure
Every Saturday 10 am-12 noon @ Sistas' Place
Uhuru Success Accademy
Saturday, February 15th
Saxophonist T.K. Blue - CD Release party Live Jazz sets 9 & 10:30 pm
Mon. 2/17 6:30-8:30 at Sistas Place
Bob Law & Brenda Bunson Bey: Communal economics
Tuesday, 2/18: 6-8 pm
Obamacare Workshop with Renata Marinaro of Actors Fund
Call to reserve your seat (718) 398-1766
Fri., 2/21th – Place to be determined
Commemoration of the Assassination of Malcolm X
Saturday, February 22nd
sets 9 & 10:30 pm Saxophonist Reggie Woods
Jazz tickets $20.00 in advance $25 at the door
For Reservations Call (718) 398-1766
Sistas' Place Coffee House, 456 Nostrand Avenue
corner of Jefferson Avenue, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn NYC
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++6. Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People
Newark's Mayor Sharpe James framed by Gov. Christie?
CEMOTAP's February 15th guest will be popular Newark Mayor, Sharpe James, who has bounced back from a stint in a prison in Petersburg, Virginia to become a best selling author, political activist and courageous cheerleader for the city of Newark, Mayor James has unraveled the mystery of the hidden hands and architects of Newark's seemingly intractable corruption in a tell all book."Political Prisoner" that names names and pulls no punches.
The charges of fraud, lies and deception currently swarming around New Jersey Governor Chris Christie comes as no surprise to readers of Newark Mayor Sharpe James' book, "Political Prisoner." According to Mayor James, Christie, then a U.S. Attorney in 2008 targeted him as a way of enhancing his own political ambitions. Christie went so far as to pay a disgruntled former employee of the Mayor's to wear a wire in hopes of entrapping him in some wrong doing. His aim was for Sharpe James to die in prison and even said so at one of the many press conferences he and his lead prosecutor, Judith Germano held during the trial.
Although Mayor James, who served in office from 1986 to 2008, is adamant that he committed no crime, he was sent to prison in 2008 to serve several years. While serving time in a Bureau of Prisons facility in Petersburg Virginia, he meticulously documented the artful dodging and shadowy activities of New Jersey's top politicians including Gov. Corzine and Mayor Corey Booker. While incarcerated James used the manual typewriter in the prison library to write his memoir and expose the injustice and corruption that existed during his service, particularly the corruption that surrounded the swaggering and now beleaguered New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie.
CEMOTAP co-chair Betty Dopson indicated " most informed Africans have always believed that Mayor James was innocent. His mistake was to help Black folks in Newark acquire property and power." The public is invited to CEMOTAP Center on February 15th at 2:P.M.at 135-05 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park to hear Mayor James' riveting account of his incarceration that included strip searches and fondling, and to purchase his book, "Political Prisoner."This book" said Dopson," clearly indicates how Newark has primarily suffered from the power recklessness of Governor Christy who now crawls on his knees apologizing to all who will listen. "Admission is free
7. MUMIA SUPPORT EVENTS IN NY
Ona Move Everyone !
We just wanted to send people some info in regards to three programs coming to the NYC area in support of The Move Organization and Mumia Abu Jamal.
The First event will be taking place on Wednesday night February 12th.
It will feature Ramona Africa speaking on the case of The Move 9 and will Feature a video showing of The 1978 Move Confrontation in Philadelphia .
The event will take place at Bluestockings Radical Books located on 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington Streets . 7pm Start .
The Second event will be taking place on Saturday February 15th . It will be a Mumia Film Festival featuring films on Mumia Abu Jamal.
The festival will take place at The National Black Theater in Harlem NYC . The Address is 2031-2033 National Black Theater Way Fifth ave between 125th and 126th Streets ,NYC . Start time 12noon admission $10 Donation.
The Third event will be taking place on Wednesday February 19th. It will feature Ramona Africa, Cornel West , and Mark Lewis Taylor In a discussion on Religion, Rebellion, and Move. This event will Take place at Medgar Evers College at 1650 Bedford Avenue Between Carroll and Montgomery streets in Brooklyn Ny.
Program starts at 6pm.
These are gonna be three great programs so we hope that people will come out.For more info you can go to www.onamove.com
Free the move 9 parole blogspot.com.
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