WAMM Occupy Update from Polly Kellogg:
Potluck every Wednesday, 6 pm, 4200 Cedar, Minneapolis
Sunday 3 members of Occupy MN media committee met with 3 representatives from Occupy Homes for a couple hours. Meeting was taped and facilitated. People left feeling good about the dialogue.
Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30, [OccupyHomesMN] Bring Justice to Justice Solidarity Rally at the People’s Plaza to demand that the Obama administration prosecute the banksters who crashed our economy!
This event is in solidarity with a national action at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, where hundreds of homeowners from around the country will protest.
If it rains, we’ll be inside the Government Center!.Please RSVP on facebook:https://www.facebook.com/events/460407477374717/?notif_t=plan_edited<https://www.facebook.com/events/460407477374717/?notif_t=plan_edited>
Thursday, May 23rd, 6 pm, St. Paul. Speaker from Greece will speak on Greek Austerity: Its Implementation and Effects. Organized by Occupy Saint Paul. Ramsey Co Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N, Roseville 651-628-6803 Please share.
Bake Sale for Social Justice - June 1 at 4200 Cedar. RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/183428985145089/
Lakota Nation Official Press Release Against Keystone XL Pipeline
16 min. video reading the press release.
WAMM’s weekly vigil will focus this week on protesting intervention in Syria, it’ll be beautiful on the Bridge: Wednesday, 5:00 – 6:00 pm Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge (Spanning the Mississippi between Minneapolis and St. Paul)
Tom goes every week and can give rides to the Potluck I bet.
NEW CLIMATE LIBRARY:
I wonder if anyone would like to select some gems from this library to recommend to us all? It’s bit overwhelming. Anyone want to search out more to send into the library? There’s an address everywhere soliciting input.
And hear Idle No More show every Wed. 5-6pm or in archives at www.prn.fm!
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The series of events go through- May 21, 2013—a page to print and save.
Untold Stories celebrates its fifteenth anniversary with a month of
lectures, tours, performances and more!
In celebration of labor history month each May, the Untold Stories series
presents programs and talks on both local and national labor history
Dred Scott’s Fight for Freedom
*Tuesday, May 21, 1:30 p.m.*
*Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM – location TBA)
1700 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis*
MAAM presents Lynne Jackson, the great-great granddaughter of Dred and
Harriet Scott and director of The Dred Scott Heritage Foundation, who will
discuss the role of the 1857 Supreme Court decision and its effect on the
abolition of slavery.
All Labor Has Dignity
*Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m.*
270 North Kent Street*
*Join professional actor and Macalester College Professor Harry Waters for
a re-enactment of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1962 speech to the
Minneapolis convention of the United Packinghouse Workers, where King drew
connections between the labor and civil rights struggles. Music and
related readings will complement his performance…
Untold Stories is coordinated by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public
Library. Unless listed, all events are free and open to the public. For
more information, visit us online at www.thefriends.org or call 651-222-3242.
Co-sponsors include Macalester College History Department, Metropolitan
State University, Micawber’s Books, Minnesota African American Museum,
Minnesota Association of Professional Employees, MnDOT AAERG, Penumbra
Theatre, Ramsey County Historical Society, Saint Paul Labor Speakers Club,
Saint Paul Regional Labor Federation, Twin Cities Labor History Society,
the University of Minnesota Department of American Studies, and the
University of Minnesota Labor Education Service. This series is supported
by an endowment created with grants from the National Endowment for the
Humanities, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and The Saint Paul
Foundation, as well as a gift from the Minnesota Association of
Professional Employees. Some photos courtesy of the Library of Congress and
the Minnesota Historical Society.
5, Degree of Honor Building • Saint Paul, MN 55101-1055
Occupy Live! November 13th 2012
Photos by Michael Bayly