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Russell Maroon Shoatz Book Launch, Featuring Colia Clark, Theresa Shoatz, and Milk Not Jails

March 22, 2013 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm EDT

Author Russell Maroon Shoatz and breaking out of the prison industrial complex: a book launch event for Maroon the Implacable. The evening features presentations by Colia Clark, Theresa Shoatz, and Milk Not Jails, plus a welcome to the Sanctuary by Pastor Willy of Missing Link Street Ministry.

Russell Maroon Shoatz is a political prisoner who has been held for more than thirty years, including two decades in solitary confinement. He was active as a leader in the Black Liberation Movement in Philadelphia, both above and underground. His successful escapes from maximum-security prisons earned him the title “Maroon.” This is the first published collection of his accumulated written works, and also includes new essays written expressly for this volume. Preceded by a community potluck and exhibition opening.

An opening event for Changing the Climate: (r)Evolution for Social and Environmental Justice, a 3-day convergence at The Sanctuary for Independent Media.

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