Here's M1 of Dead Prez speaking out on Haitians refugess' current political status. "Do you recognize the misery under this system? Just because the people want to determine a life for themselves that's better. I imagine there's some Haitian people that would throw some Kreyol on your ass right now President Obama if they could talk to you."
He goes on to say, "We gotta be organized and willing to fight together." You'll get your chance this Friday, September 18 from 3 - 7 p.m. at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. That's where Mary Lee Hill, a 16-year-old black girl from Overtown, set in motion the chain of events that led to its becoming the first legal "colored beach" in Dade County."
Full event details come after the jump.
Local organizations are holding a TPS Solidarity Vigil featuring
appearances by DJ Griot, Brisco, Billy Blue, Flo Rida, Des Loc from
Piccalo, Mecca AKA Grimo, Grindmode, Ballgreezy, Stitches and poetry
from local artists Michael Martinez, Haiti Bluez, and Wilda Nubia
Previl, and support from 99 Jamz, Hot 105, Iconz Music, and Poe Boy.
Politicians and community leaders will also be present at the rally,
which is sponsored by Tet Ansanm (Heads United), On Point Entertainment
and Marketing, Haitian Women of Miami (FANM), Florida Immigrant
Coalition (FLIC), and Free Haiti Now (FHN).