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Celebrating the Art of Resistance: Sunday, 6 November

Honoring Angela Y Davis, the Rev. James and Dorothy Lawson, and Doug Minkler. Sonali Kolhatkar, emcee

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics


Critical Resistance

will honor:

Angela Davis

Rev. James and Dorothy Lawson

Doug Minkler

Sonali Kolhatkar, Emcee

Sunday, November 6th, 3 to 7 pm

Temple Emanuel

300 N Clark Drive, Beverly Hills , CA 90211

For more information:, 323/653-4662

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Sponsor's Reception
Meet the Honorees
RED Hot Silent Auction
Marcus L. Miller w/ The Freedom Jazz Movement

4:30 - 630 pm
Award Presentations and Historic Conversation with Angela Davis & Rev James Lawson
Silent Auction

Sonali Kolhatkar host of KPFK's Uprising, will emcee.

There are two different ticket levels. The higher prices include the reception, silent auction and program. Lower prices between $35 - $100 include the program and silent auction.

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make/shift Magazine, KPFK, and, Ms. Magazine
are Media Sponsors!'

Angela Davis
Historian of the Lions Award
Until the lions have their historians, tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter.
-African Proverb

Angela Davis is an activist, educator, scholar, writer and a founding member of Critical Resistance, a national organization dedicated to the dismantling of the prison industrial complex.

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Rev. James Lawson

Rev. James Lawson

Reverend James & Dorothy Lawson
Culture of Liberation Award
Culture contains the seed of opposition becoming the flower of liberation.
-Amílcar Cabral

Reverend James & Dorothy Lawson live a spirituality of liberation clued to the visions of Jesus, sharing work and outrage over injustice and cruelty, and engaging the world with hope.

Doug Minkler
Art is a Hammer Award
Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.
-Vladimir Mayakovsky

Doug Minkler

Doug Minkler

Doug Minkler is an L.A. born, Berkeley poster maker who uses oil based inks to smear oil based Inc.s. His colorful award winning work has been collected, respected, sued and booed.

Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe. Through grassroots campaigns, political education, and coalition building, we are building a world where our basic necessities for food, shelter, beauty and freedom are met.

A benefit for the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, with Special Community Partner Critical Resistance