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Protests continue against Buju Banton performances on the West Coast.

Freedom Socialist Party activist counters Seattle columnist who opposed Banton cancellation

San Diego’s new Stonewall Citizen’s Patrol (formed as a reaction to the recent violent hate crimes in San Diego) are planning a candle-light protest outside the club 4th & B on October 4 at 7:45 p.m., and invite you to join them.

Venues in Seattle, San Francisco, Indiana and Los Angeles recently canceled Banton’s scheduled appearance.

Contacts and spokespeople for the protest are:

Bob Lehman, 619-850-8698 marineguy@aol.com

Tom Felkner, 858-342-6272 tomox@aol.com.


4th & B
345 B Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Pictures and Video from this event provided by GLN webmaster Syd Stevens:

HOB venue 4th & B Buju Banton 10-4-06

Protesting 4th & B Buju Banton 10-4-06

Shame on HOB 4th & B Buju Banton 10-4-06

Candle Light Vigil at 4th & B Buju Banton 10-4-06

San Diego No Hate 4th & B Buju Banton 10-4-06


Santa Cruz Sentinel, Oct. 2 - Singer goes on despite protest: Demonstrators at Catalyst say reggae star is anti-gay - LINK

Los Angeles Times, Sept. 29 - Reggae stars still stir up activists Buju Banton and Beenie Man come to L.A. amid protest from the gay community over their inflammatory lyrics. - LINK

The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, Sept. 27 - Activists protest reggae show - LINK

Seattle’s The Stranger, Sept. 27 - Bad Buju Seattle Club Cancels Show After Outcry - LINK


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