Mychal Bell of the internationally recognized Jena Six will make his first public appearance in Houston since over 50,000 people march in defense of him and five other Black males in the town of Jena, Louisiana in the Fall of 2007.
The community forum is themed "Abolish The School to Prison Pipeline" and Mr. Bell will join an array of panelist.
The event will take place Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at the SHAPE Community Center located at 3815 Live Oak Street. Start time is 7:00pm
There will also a special commemoration of the birth of Malcolm X. The event is sponsored by the New Black Panther Party, Critical Resistance, and Generation Risk Network.
For more information log on to: http://www.noiswregion.org/mychalbell.asp