Thursday, December 01, 2005

Students to Boycott Slavery Banks; Press Conference and Rally in New York, Dec. 5

News Advisory:
On Monday, December 5, 2005, students, hip hop activists, and reparations organizations will hold a press conference and rally announcing the boycott campaign of JP Morgan Chase student loans.
Students are demanding a restitution settlement in the consolidated lawsuits pending against JP Morgan Chase for their role in the enslavement of Africans -– case number MDL 1491 in Chicago, Illinois, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Students will exercise their right to choose a student loan provider, and will avoid slavery banks like JP MorganChase, Wachovia, FleetBank, Bank of America, and Bank One.
WHAT: Rally and press conference
WHEN: Monday, December 5, 2005 at noon
WHERE: JP MorganChase Headquarters 270 Park Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets New York, NY
Campaign Coordinator: The Restitution Study Group: 917-365- 3007 or website:
Lawsuit contact: 609-462-7979
Supporters/Participants: Artists & Activists United for Peace; Carl Mayer, Counsel for Plaintiffs; Louisiana Center Against Poverty; Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely, Community Mayor of Harlem; National Reparations Convention; N’COBRA Clark-Atlanta University – Atlanta, GA; National Coalition for Reparations and Economic Wealth – Los Angeles, CA; New Future Foundation; Orlando Green, NY Co-Chair of National HipHop Political Convention; Divine Shabazz of Southern Connecticut State University
/© 2005 U.S. Newswire 202-347-2770/


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