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Port Huron Project 5: The Liberation of Our People

Port Huron Project 5: The Liberation of Our People

WHAT: Public reenactment of a 1969 speech by Angela Davis, performed by Aleta Hayes

WHEN: Saturday, August 2, 2008. DJ set by Youth Radio at 5:00 PM, speech at 6:00 PM

WHERE: DeFremery Park AKA Bobby Hutton Park, West Oakland, CA
This is the fifth event in the Port Huron Project, a series of reenactments of Vietnam-era protest speeches organized by artist Mark Tribe. This event is presented by Creative Time with the Oakland Museum of California. Generous support provided by
Creative Capital. More information about the project and video of previous reenactments is available online at To get
involved, email

Upcoming Events:

August 1, 2008. 7:30 PM - Discussion with Black Panther Party Minister of Culture Emory Douglas, Creative Time Curator Nato Thompson, Oakland Museum of California Senior Curator Rene de Guzman, and Mark Tribe. Oakland Museum of California, 100 Oak Street, Oakland, CA

September 7, 2008. 6:00 PM - Port Huron Project 6: Let Another World Be Born Public reenactment of a 1967 speech by Stokely Carmichael
Adjacent to the United Nations, New York City, NY

September 15 - October 30, 2008. Port Huron Project videos to appear on the MTV video screen in Times Square (Broadway between 44th & 45th Streets) in New York City.

September 21-27. Convergence Center at the Park Avenue Armory
A convening of artists and radical thinkers including a video installation of Port Huron Projects 4, 5 & 6
Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York City

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