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Published on Sep 12, 2007
On September 12, 2007, the ANSWER Coalition presented a Press Conference at which it announced its plans for the massive September 15th Mass March and Die-In to be held in Washington, D.C. One of the speakers at the conference was the Rev. Lennox Yearwood. He was introduced by Brian Becker of the ANSWER Coalition. Rev. Yearwood is the CEO and President, Hip Hop Caucus. On September 10th, he was viciously assaulted by six Capitol Hill cops and sustained serious injuries. He said: "The lights went out for me" for a while when he was being beaten. But that when he came back to the light, he joined the chorus of supporters who were then shouting: "Arrest Bush, not Rev." For background on the Sept. 15th rally, please see: www.ANSWERCoalition.org. The press conference was held at the National Press Club, in the "Murrow Room," (located just a few blocks east of the White House), in Washington, D.C. Note--A fuller version of the Press Conference, 46 minutes, can be found at: http://video.google.com/videoplay?doc....