Rally to protest racial incident


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> From: Tyrrell nd Dan > Date: November 8, 2008 9:12:28 AM EST > To: > Subject: Rally to protest racial incident > > Hi Matt – > > As you may have already heard, we are holding a rally tomorrow to > reaffirm our inclusive community and state our distress with the > racial incidents which occurred on the island last week. > > If you could get a last minute notice out to the list on our behalf, > it would be most helpful and appreciated. > > Thanks. > Dan Lourie > > Friends – > > You have by now seen or heard of the two racist effigies hung on > trees, one in Tremont, one in Bar Harbor, clearly a black man, > probably representing Obama. The incidents are reported on page 4 of > this week’s Islander, and there is short piece in today’s Bangor > Daily News. > > We will be holding a rally to protest those incidents, on the > Village Green on Sunday at noon. Please plan to attend, and send an > e-mail to everyone on your list. We plan to emphasize the positive, > our inclusive community, as well as stating our outrage with what > transpired. My thought is to carry American flags and make signs of > protest, invite anyone who wants to to speak, read, sing, make > music, and to show our solidarity in face of this crime in our > community. > > Dan Lourie _______________________________________________ DEDems mailing list DEDems@mainetalk.org https://mainetalk.org/mailman/listinfo/dedems_mainetalk.org

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