The "Homrich 9" - Breaking the Silence



On April 4th DJJ gathered with water justice advocates at a reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" speech, commemorating the 49th anniversary of his assassination. The reading took place outside the 36th District Court downtown, where 9 activists have been tied up in a years-long trial for blocking Homrich trucks from shutting off water in 2014. 

Click here to read more and watch the clip on Fox 2. Read the full speech here.

At right: Water warrior Monica Lewis-Patrick reads the closing of Dr. King's famous speech.


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