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International Black Activist Al Sharpton flies into UK for OBV Rally

Civil Rights Activist Rev Al Sharpton arrives in London today for a serious of events including a Black political rally as part of Operation Black Vote’s General Election campaign.

Rev Sharpton arrives in London having made two mercy visits to the earth-quake stricken Haiti. He was there delivering aid as part if his charity Action for Justice.

Whilst here in London the Civil Rights icon will visit the Stephen Lawrence Centre, meet Black magistrates and Church leaders, and attend a 2,000 strong rally at Friends House, Euston.

OBV Directors Simon Woolley stated: “We are honoured to have perhaps one the greatest orator’s of his generation to give support and encourage Black and Asian communities to have a powerful voice in this year’s election.

“Given that the Election could be won and lost in the metropolitan areas, the Black vote could be the decisive factor. This important rally serves notice on the political establishment: ignore us at your peril.”

REALISING THE DREAM

Thursday 21st January 2010

6pm – 9.30pm

FREE ENTRY

Friends House (opposite Euston station, London)

For tickets email: jyoti@obv.org.uk

Or call Jyoti Bhojani on (020) 8983 5460

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