For Immediate Release
Why is the DNC Trying to Silence Nina Turner?
Media Availability Today: Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover, Rosario Dawson, Shailene Woodley, Kendrick Sampson, Josh Fox
PHILADELPHIA - An all-star list of performers, including Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover, Rosario Dawson, Shailene Woodley, and Kendrick Sampson, will headline a media availability today to respond to efforts by the Democratic National Committee to silence former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, a leading and prominent African American surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Akron City Councilwoman Tara Samples, filmmaker Josh Fox, Women for Bernie co-founder Portia Boulder, and National Nurses United Co-President Deborah Burger will also participate.
What: Media Availability: Why is the DNC Trying to Silence Nina Turner?
When: Today, July 27, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Inside media tent, adjacent to Wells Fargo Center, DNC Convention
· Susan Sarandon
· Danny Glover
· Rosario Dawson
· Shailene Woodley
· Kendrick Sampson
· Portia Boulger, founder, Women for Bernie
· Filmmaker Josh Fox
· Akron Councilwoman Tara Samples
· NNU co-president Deborah Burger, RN
Turner has also been a sharp critic of DNC interference in the primary process, as has been well documented in the recent e-mail leaks.
National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in US history.