[Hpn] Fwd: jail support - police abuse
Coalition on Homelessness, SF
Mon, 31 Jul 2000 15:40:04 -0700
>Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 14:21:44 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Andrew Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: jail support - police abuse
>reported 4.30 AM Monday morning
>Two european american men arrested for a spray paint action were
>awaiting arraignment for an hour in a holding cell with several
>african american men. Officers visited and mentioned to the men
>that the activists had spray painted 'KKK' and racial epithets
>and the men could deal with it 'however they wanted.'
>Fortunately the activists had spent the hour building solidarity
>with the inmates by discussing the purpose of direct action, the
>goals of the protests, and white priveledge. There was about 15
>seconds of unsure feelings but no trouble.
>scary stuff - advise activists to build solidarity with inmates
>in order to avoid this scare tactics.
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