[IMC-pgh-editorial] feature proposal: iwfr, gandhi's birthday
david at heartofdarkness.org
Wed Oct 1 09:14:37 PDT 2003
1. add "104" riders to second paragraph.
2. add these facts
- there are 10 caravans, each started from different cities
- the one that came to pittsburgh started in san francisco
- all 10 caravans will converge on flushing queens on october 4 for a
3. and add [video] link (soon...)
On Wednesday, October 1, 2003, at 12:02 PM, Quinten Steenhuis wrote:
> Pittsburgh Welcomes Immigrant Worker Freedom Ride
> Singing "We Shall Overcome," 200 marched through Pittsburgh's Hill
> District Tuesday night, from the Kaufman Center of the Hill House to
> Freedom Corner.
> Earlier in the day, riders were welcomed with a dinner and Latin
> music. A forum on immigrant rights followed the rally at Freedom
> Invoking the memory of the freedom rides of the 1960s, the Immigrant
> Workers Freedom Ride demands recognition of the plight of immigrant
> workers; calling for basic protection of civil rights, a clearer road
> citizenship, the ability to reunite families, and better protection of
> rights on the job.
> [ Read More ] [ Immigrant Worker Freedom Ride ]
> And on Gandhi's birthday:
> I think it would be appropriate to link to some of his writing and
> give a
> roundup of events that will take place tomorrow.
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