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The Civil Liberties Defense Center [CLDC] Humboldt is hosting Malik Rahim on campus Thursday April 29th at 6pm in the BSS forum. Malik is a community activist and organizer, a veteran of the New Orleans Chapter of the Black Panther Party and a long-time housing and prison activist who founded the Common Ground Collective, formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to provide immediate relief and long-term solidarity to residents of the Gulf Coast. Malik will talk about his work doing prisoner rights advocacy and about how communities can organize effectively to combat the prison industrial complex.

“Confronting the Prison Industrial Complex: The Liberation Struggle Against the Modern Slave System”

*Date – Thurs. April 29th
*Time – 6 pm
*Location – Native Forum, Behavioral Sciences Studies (BSS) building 162

*FREE

*Sponsored by the CLDC, Sociology Dept, HSU


BACKGROUND ON MALIK……


Here are a few links to Malik – check em out!

‘Welcome to New Orleans’ (if you watch the first few minutes of the video, you will get a much better understanding of who he is)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=829424674434594989#

Malik with King in Maine:
http://vimeo.com/962641

Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malik_Rahim
 

What he’s dealing with now:

http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/04/algiers_point_vigilantes_terro.html

Some of his Democracy Now! Interviews:

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