Nick speaks with Juan Gonzalez at Occupy Houston 10/26/11. Low sound quality (phone). 3:33
Operation People for Peace, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
“Minorities Picket BP Headquarters”
Houston, Texas (October 19, 2011)-Dick Gregory, Actor/comedian human rights activist; Dr. E. Faye Williams, Chair-National Congress of Black Women; Art Rocker, Chair-Operation People for Peace and many other claimants who are traveling from Florida, Alabama and Louisiana will be picketing BP Headquarters on Thursday, October 20, 2011. This group will hold a press conference in front of BP Headquarters on 501 Westlake Park Boulevard in Houston, Texas at 11:00am.
Rob of Houston IMC traveled to Palestine and Israel this summer as part of the Health and Human Rights Project Delegation, a project of American Jews for a Just Peace. On the July 22nd edition of the HIMC Radio Show on KPFT 90.1fm he spoke with the radio collective about his trip.
In December of 2008 I interviewed 2 veterans from the Black Power movement in Houston Texas about People's Party 2, a group modeled on the Black Panther Party, which existed from 1970-1971 and was followed by the Houston Black Panther Party which lasted till 1974.
Charles Boko Freeman was a Member of Peoples Party 2 and is currently based in Atlanta. Ester King participated in the Black Power Movement in Houston and continues as a community activist today.