Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Freedom Summer - Historic Victory Grill - July 11, 2008

From the someone went photoshop crazy department... Thanks to Kenavon for the heads up! Freedom Summer: A Hip Hop for Justice Concert @ Historic Victory Grill on July 11th with Blacklisted, Global, Dred Skott, and Element7D!

More info:

On July 11, 2008 at the Historic Victory Grill, the Austin chapter of the National HipHop Political Convention, Poder and the ACLU Central Texas Chapter will host "The Freedom Summer:" A HipHop for Justice Concert.

The Freedom Summer Concert brings together some of the Austin's' finest HipHop artists, social justice organizations, and activists to entertain, educate and organize members of the community around issues concerning police misconduct, racial profiling and the impact of the war on drugs.

Talented emcees such as Blacklisted, Element 7d, Global, Mirage , Rance Noble and Dred Skott, will rock the mic while licensed attorneys will present Know Your Rights and Cop Watch Trainings for all attendees. The Police Monitors office will also be on hand to inform attendees on how to properly file police complaints.

Doors open at 7pm.

7-9Open mic, poetry and spoken word from The Young Scholars For Justice

10-2am HipHop acts/Know Your Rights trainings

5$ Donations.

The Historic Victory Grill is located on 1104 East. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78702

All proceeds from the show will go towards scholarships for young people to attend the National HipHop Political Conference August 1-3 in Las Vegas.

For more information about the National HipHop Political convention please go to www.nhhpc.org

For more information about the local Austin chapter of the National HipHop Political Convention please go to www.nhhpcatxloc.wordpress.com

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