Black Power to Green Scare: The Criminalization of Dissent in the U.S.

June 5, 2008

The Center for Constitutional Rights and NLGSF present…

The Criminalization of Dissent in the United States
Thursday, June 5, 2008
6:30 PM
Women's Building
3543 18th St #8
San Francisco, CA 94110

Join the Center for Constitutional Rights for an engaging and important discussion exploring the criminalization of dissent historically and in the era of the so-called "war on terror." Hear from directly impacted communities and the attorneys and grassroots organizers struggling against repression.

Featuring speakers:

Shayana Kadidal, Center for Constitutional Rights – Managing attorney of the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative.

Richard Brown, one of the "San Francisco 8," former Black Panthers facing renewed charges based on torture evidence

Michel Shehadeh, one of the "Los Angeles 8", Palestinian and Kenyan immigrants targeted for their political activity who won a historic victory after a 20-year struggle in November 2007

And a spokesperson involved in the struggle against the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act and the suppression of environmental activism in California

Moderated by Annette Warren Dickerson, Director of Education and Outreach, CCR