The Texas State Senate - Rodney Ellis Press Releases
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis
For Immediate Release
Friday, January 9, 2004
Contact: Mike Lavigne, (512)
Elected Officials, Students, and Activists Announce Voting Rights March at Prairie View A&M
Houston, TX - Senator Rodney Ellis, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressman Chris Bell, State Representative Garnet Coleman, Dr. Ben Chavez, and student leaders from Prairie View A&M will hold a press conference announcing a student led march on Prairie View A&M University on January 15th. The event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the student's winning a major victory preserving their right to vote. January 15th is also the date of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth. The press conference will be held at Texas Southern University at the Rod Paige School of Education bldg.
Who: Senator Rodney Ellis, Congresswoman Sheila
Jackson Lee, Congressman Chris Bell,
Representative Garnet Coleman and Dr. Ben Chavez
What: Press Conference
Rod Page School of Education
1300 Cleburne Ave.
(Park in Lot G)
When: Saturday, January 9, 2004