When: Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 12:30 in the afternoon.
Where: Criminal Courts Building, 210 Center Drive Riverhead, NY. see map below
Who: Supported by NAACP Branches on Long Island
Why: Miller Place resident, John White, a black man, was recently found guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of Daniel Cicciaro, Jr., who was white. Questions have been raised by the defense attorneys, jurors, journalists, and observers regarding whether or not justice was served in this trial. Eastern LI Branch NAACP President, Lucius Ware said,
"the county of Suffolk has been pushed back by generations with this decision. This is a trial that would have been common in the Deep South generations ago. This case was soaked in racism from start to finish and every step along the way."Rides available from NAACP office, 33 Flying Point Road, Southampton, NY leaving at 11:30 am Sharp.
If you plan to be at the rally and would like a ride email to:
or phone 631 287 7346 or 631 831 4966.
More Info: Dan Steiger, 631 831 4966
Yahoo! Maps - 210 Center Dr, Riverhead, NY 11901 - marked with "A"
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