Posts Categorized: Njeri Shakur

Tonight in Houston: Lynching Then, Lynching Now

Wednesday, April 14, 7pm, at the Univ of Houston, Central Campus, University Center A National Speaking Tour of the CEDP Panelists include: Mark Clements –  Police torture victim and former IL juvenile life without parole prisoner Lily Hughes – Longstanding anti-death penalty activist and CEDP board member Njeri Shakur – Longstanding anti-death penalty activist and organizer for the Abolition…read more

Press Conference on Willie Pondexter, Scheduled to be Executed on March 3

February 25, Contacts: Gloria Rubac 713-503-2633 Njeri Shakur 713-237-0713 Press Conference on Willie Pondexter, Scheduled to be Executed on March 3;Why Pondexter Deserves Clemency, Why Texas Should Halt This ExecutionFriends and advocates of Willie Pondexter will hold a press conference at 11:00 AM at S.H.A.P.E. Community Center, 3815 Live Oak, on Thursday, February 26, five…read more