Troy Davis Facing Execution in Georgia Despite Recantation of Eye-witnesses

Dear Friends,
Please take the below recommended action to help save the life of Troy Davis, who is scheduled to be executed tomorrow. I attended a protest today at the (un)Supreme Court to appeal to the Justices to grant a stay of execution for Troy. About 25 people attended the protest.
We keep our eyes on the prize!!!
In peace and hope,

Published in: on September 22, 2008 at 7:44 pm  Comments (1)  

Mark Fancher, National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) | Clarification of Thought | Friday, October 3rd, 7:30PM

The escalation of U.S. military aid to Africa since September 11, 2001 is climaxing this October when U.S. African Command (AFRICOM) becomes the newest military Unified Combatant Command.Mark P. Fancher, spokesperson and Chair of International Section of the National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL), will discuss the NCBL’s public position and legal work against AFRICOM.Speaking for the NCBL, he has stated, “We believe that AFRICOM is nothing more than a device to ensure that the U.S. oil industry will continue to have unfettered access to Africa’s vast supplies of oil…If anyone in Africa interferes with U.S. oil operations, we suspect that they will be given the terrorist label and then targeted for military attacks.”Fancher is a writer, activist, human rights lawyer, and the author of The Splintering of Global Africa – Capitalism’s War Against Pan-Africanism.To learn more about this event, contact

When:Friday, October 3rd, 7:30PM

Where:Dorothy Day Catholic Worker, 503 Rock Creek Church Rd, NW, 3 blocks away from the Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro Station on the Green Line.

Published in: on September 13, 2008 at 7:21 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Art Laffin’s Testimony for Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment Public Hearing

Annapolis, MD, August 19, 2008

Good Evening Chairman Civiletti, and to each member of the Commission. My name is Art Laffin and I am a murder victim family member. (more…)

Published in: on September 3, 2008 at 3:26 am  Comments (3)