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The Real National Emergency Bus Tour Arriving in Syracuse, NY


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The Real National Emergency Bus Tour
Arriving in Syracuse, NY
April 6-7, 2019

We will be exploring the intersections between Syracuse’s rich Abolitionist history and our present day reality. Please join us.

Saturday, April 6
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
A Conversation with and presentation by Dr. Joan Hillsman, music educator, author, lecturer/demonstrator, university professor, African American music historian, church music clinician, curriculum writer and retired supervisor of music from the Washington DC public schools.
Location: Atonement Lutheran Church, 116 West Glen Ave., Syracuse, NY

Sunday, April 7
9:00 -10:00 a.m. A Conversation with Syracuse Cultural Workers and the Culture and Arts Movement members of the Poor People’s Campaign.
Location: To be determined

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Worship at Bethany Baptist Church
A brief introduction and greetings from the co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis
Location: 149 Beattie St., Syracuse, NY

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Conversation – Abolition, The 15th Ward and Rte. 81
Location: 149 Beattie St., Syracuse, NY

1:30-2:30 p.m. The Jerry Rescue Monument
More Conversation – Abolition, Militarization and our Priorities
Location: Clinton Square