Jazz Funeral for Democracy January 20, 2005 at 10 am starting in Congo
The Jazz Funeral for Democracy is a wake and funeral for the principles upon
which America once stood.
Traditional New Orleans jazz funeral entitled "A Wake for Peace": Jazz
Funeral for Democracy timed to coincide with the inauguration of George W.
Bush. Street theater encouraged. March, rally and inaugural ball featuring
local New Orleans musicians.
New Orleans, Louisiana. Meet at 10:00 at Congo Square (Armstrong Park)
located just outside of the French Quarter on Rampart Street. 11:00 AM march
down Rampart to Canal Street to N. Peters/Decatur to Jackson Square where a
rally will be held. The march will then continue down Decatur Street, on to
Frenchman via Esplanade before settling down at which time our "Inaugural
Ball" will commence for a block party on Frenchman.
Thursday, January 20, 2005. Assemble 10:00 AM, March 11:00 AM (CST).
A coalition of groups and individuals distressed about issues including, but
not limited to, the occupation of Iraq and other instances of US military
aggression, the mistreatment of "detainees", corporate control of America,
the rollback of individual liberties, state sponsored homophobia, election
fraud, the poisoning of the environment, and the class warfare instituted by
the Bush Administration. Groups include military veterans, civil rights
organizations, theater groups, regional peace coalitions, and gay rights
activists. Individuals involved are good, patriotic Americans who come from
all walks of life.