Thursday, January 23, 2014

PAST: "Poetry Speaks Volumes" as Split this Rock delivers #BlackLivesMatter Poems to the DOJ this FRI, Jan 23 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Free

Poetry Speaks Volumes: Deliver #BlackLivesMatter Poems to the DOJ
Friday, January 23
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Split This Rock on Friday, January 23 at noon to deliver poems that demand racial justice and police accountability to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). They will be reading from the poems received for the Virtual Open Mic on Police Brutality and Racial Justice and delivering them to the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division of DOJ. Read more about the poems here. Join these poets in as they stand in solidarity with people of color, echoing these requests/demands that they wish to see made, demanding justice, accountability, and an end to racism with impunity.

Cosponsors: Code Pink, Institute for Policy Studies, DC Ferguson, Youth Speaks - Brave New Voices, SolidariTrees, the DC Youth Slam Team, Washington Peace Center, Baltimore Citywide Youth Poetry Team.

US Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Metro: Archives or Federal Triangle 

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