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December #1

Just a quick note for western MA area readers.

First, we hope you will be able to come to our free program this Saturday, December 5th:

Education Or Miseducation: By Accident or Design?

with Dr. Mulazimuddin Rasool

 10 a.m.-12:30 at the First Congregational Church, 43 Silver Street in Greenfield


Confederate flag in Greenfield

You may have seen the articles in our local paper, the Greenfield Recorder, about a Greenfield police officer displaying a confederate flag in his garage – with the doors open to public view. The officer is the police department’s representative to the town’s Human Rights Commission!

Read the original article, from yesterday’s paper.

Today’s paper (12/2) includes a second front page story, headlined “Greenfield police sergeant gets support,” and also an editorial stating that the flag “sends wrong signals.”

Come on out!

Standout against Racism and the Confederate Flag

Greenfield Town Common, Thursday Dec 3 (tomorrow), 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

 Please spread the word. Please make signs and bring them.

 Some people raised the idea of more demonstrations and getting lots of people to the Greenfield Human Rights Commission meeting on Dec.14 , 6pm at the Greenfield Town Hall, which will discuss the problem of a Greenfield police officer displaying the confederate flag.

Monday, 12/14:  Greenfield Human Rights Commission meeting at Greenfield Town Hall, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 12/16: Greenfield Town Council meeting, 7 pm, starts with a public forum. At Greenfield Community Television.

Finally, many thanks to those of you who have donated to our fundraising campaign! 

In solidarity,


Racial Justice Rising

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