Monday, January 07, 2008

Native Americans and African Amercians speak out on the war

COMMUNITY FORUM: "Different Perspectives - Native & African Americans Speak Out on the War"-SPEAKERS:*Wanda Sayers, Women's Transitional Housing*Tanya M. Sconiers, community member*Jim Northrup, author & veteran*Henry Banks, former candidate for city council-WHERE: Central Hillside Community Center, Duluth MN[on the corner of Lake Ave. & 4th Street E.]-WHEN: Friday, January 18 at 7pm.-SPONSOR: Northland Anti-War Coalition, P.O. Box 16853, Duluth MN55816, (715) 394-6660,

You're invited to attend and participate in this community forum onhow the ongoing war in Iraq is affecting communities of color across America, including in our own community. A panel of local Native and African American community leaders will be sharing their views on the subject. After the panel gives their presentations, there will be an open, moderated discussion in which the public is invited to share their views on the war. All viewpoints are welcome. This event is free and open to everyone.

ALSO ON THAT SAME DAY . . .Join us in holding signs and handing out leaflets against the war!-DULUTH ANTI-WAR VIGIL: Noon to 1pm, corner of Kenwood Ave. & CollegeStreet in Duluth near the UMD campus. Join us in holding signs and handing out leaflets against the war.-SUPERIOR ANTI-WAR VIGIL: 4pm to 5pm, corner of Tower Ave. & Belknap near the Superior Public Library.All three of the above events are being organized by the NorthlandAnti-War Coalition as part of the Iraq Moratorium Project. The Iraq Moratorium Project is a national endeaver that is encouraging concerned citizens to organize events in their community about the war in Iraq on every 3rd Friday of the month until the war is ended

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