St. Pete, FL - Press Conference and Demonstration Against the Diamond Industry

Starting Date: 10-25-2006
Starting Time: 12:00pm
Address

Helzberg Diamonds, 6901 22nd Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33710
United States
727-824-5685
Description
This demonstration is part of the National Day of Action against the Diamond Industry (other demos scheduled for 10/21 around the country), calling on people to:

• Boycott all diamonds - all diamonds are blood diamonds!
• Donate your diamonds to the Uhuru Movement - for African-led development programs for renewable energy and water purification in West Africa.
• Support reparations for African people
• Recognize that Africa and all its resources are the birthright of African people everywhere!
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African People’s Solidarity Day
Analysis about the diamond trade and the National Day of Action are part of the build up to African People's Solidarity Day events happening around the country October 28th to November 12th. African People's Solidarity Day is a teach-in and benefit, educating us about the true history of Africa and how the U.S and Europe were built off the stolen labor, lands and resources of African, Indigenous and other peoples.
Featured speakers are from Venezuela, Haiti, South Africa, Congo, England and the U.S. Keynote speaker is Omali Yeshitela, leader of the Uhuru Movement and Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party. For more information and to register for APSD visit www.apscuhuru.org
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