Rise Up 4 Ramarley: All Night Vigil


Ramarley’s mother has called for an all-night vigil at DOJ on Feb 2nd. The vigil will start at 5:30pm through Weds morning. Please come through!

Today, February 2, 2016 marks 4 years since Ramarley Graham was killed by NYPD. No officers have been fired & no officers have been charged with a crime. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has been investigating the case and is deciding whether to convene a federal grand jury.

Join Ramarley’s family and New Yorkers to demand justice:

11:30, City Hall: Join Ramarley’s fam to call for the firing of Officer Richard Haste & all other officers responsible for killing Ramarley (+ violating the rights of his grandma & mother right after). Who will be there incl: fams of Iris Baez, Eric Garner, Shantel Davis, Jayson Tirado, Mohamed Bah + community orgs, elected officials, faith leaders & others who are standing w/Ramarley’s fam.

5:30pm til Wed morning: Ramarley’s mom will be holding ALL night vigil in front of DOJ, and is asking all of us to join her to demand that US Attorney Preet Bharara convene a federal grand jury to charge NYPD Officer Richard Haste & all officers responsible for killing Ramarley.

Who’s coming through? Some of the fams from 11:30am + mother of Sean Bell & other fams; George Gresham/President of 1199 (Ramarley Graham’s mom’s union); Peace Poets, drumming circles, Legendary Cyphers + more. Come through if you can: DOJ Southern District, 1 Saint Andrews Plaza (next to 1 Police Plaza).

Can’t come? You can still take action today!
Call the DOJ & tell them to convene a grand jury & prosecute NYPD who killed Ramarley!

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