Hat tip to rpmfm over at tumblr for this news.
On Friday, December 14, 2012 a diverse group of people from the music community, in the United States and Canada, will gather at the Beacon Theater, in NYC to sing for freedom for a man who has been locked away since the tumultuous days of the early seventies and the violence at Wounded Knee and Oglala, South Dakota. Many around the world question whether he has received justice.The line-up features:
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter
More here. Leonard Peltier
Hosted by Harry Belafonte and Pete Seeger, the concert will feature performances by Jackson Browne, Bruce Cockburn, Common and Pete Seeger. Native American groups will also perform include Jennifer Kreisberg, Bill Miller, Buddy and Geronimo Powless, Gina Buenrostro, Eagleheart Singers and Mashpee Wampanoag.
Throughout the evening, notable speakers take the stage including Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, Peter Coyote, Danny Glover, Jack Healey, Tom Poor Bear, Bill Means and Dorothy Ninham.