Ann Wright will speak and Emma’s Revolution will play in an event beginning at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Rd., Charlottesville, Va. The event is free and sponsored by the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice, which operates on your generous DONATIONS.
Ann Wright is a retired U.S. Army colonel and retired official of the U.S. State Department, who publicly resigned the day the United States invaded Iraq. She has led the peace movement since that day. She is the author, with Susan Dixon, of DISSENT: Voices of Conscience: Government Insiders Speak Out Against the War in Iraq.”
“This illuminating and remarkably impressive book should be leaked into the government. If you’re at all like me, you will have a whole set of new heroes when you finish reading this.” — Daniel Ellsberg.
Copies of the book will be available for sale. Here’s a video about the book and a review.
Cindy Sheehan and Ann Wright spoke about Iraq on May 17, 2006, at an event in Charlottesville hosted by the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice. Here’s video.
Emma’s Revolution is the duo of award-winning, activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
“Pat’s songs will be sung well into the 22nd century.” — Pete Seeger
Peace, Salaam, Shalom.
Silence and Lies.
“Across from the White House, we paused. . . We were arrested several hours later, having sung ‘Peace Salaam Shalom’ and ‘All We Are Saying . . .’ the entire time.” — Alice Walker
More songs and information at: http://www.emmasrevolution.com