July 5: Press Conference Over Pete Rock and Smif-N-Wessun Release Party Police Brutality Incident

Coalition of Supporters for The Monumental 5 To Announce Updates
at Press Conference: Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 pm (New York City Hall)

Concerned community members, hip hop artists, local activists, grassroots organizers, and elected officials, including Pete Rock; General Steele, Shara McHayle, Lisa “Cynical” Smith , Kevin Powell , Lumumba Bandele , NYC Council Member Charles Barron , Kenneth Montgomery, and The Monumental 5 (Louis Pena, Gabriel Diaz, Cynthia Rosa, James W. Ayala, and Jade Everett).
Press conference to show support for The Monumental 5. Media and community members are invited to attend.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 12:00 pm
On the steps of New York City Hall (located at City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street).
To show support for those who were beaten, maced, and arrested by New York City police officers at an album release party for Pete Rock, Tek and General Steele (of the hip hop group Smif N Wessun); to publicly outcry yet another instance of police brutality; and to issue a call-to-action for the community.

Media inquiries are directed to April R. Silver at AKILA WORKSONGS, Inc. Call 718.756.8501 or send an email to pr@akilaworksongs.com.
For the full background, official statements, and status, get the press release from the Facebook business page of AKILA WORKSONGS and/or the Press Room on AKILAWORKSONGS.com or CLICK HERE.

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