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Veterans Apologize For American Actions Against Native Americans

A deeply touching “Forgiveness Ceremony” with he Sioux at Standing Rock.

The problem being that the Chumph gestapo wants to land grab Native American Land because about 20% of the oil and gas remaining in the Continental US is located on those Reservations.

48th “Indian” Wars, anyone?

 
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Posted by on December 7, 2016 in The Post-Racial Life

 

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White House Hits Dick Cheney on Iran…Right Betwixt the Beady Eyes

As a conservative, you KNOW you are in bad shape when even the wholly owned press Faux News doesn’t believe your story!

The White House released this beauty to counter the continued lies of the neo-cons.

 

 
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Posted by on September 8, 2015 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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Norwegians Sing of Peace and Love to Deny Killer

Now = This is the way to let scumbags like Breivik know exactly how his fellow countrymen feel about him and his despicable acts.

Thousands gather in Norway to denounce Breivik

 Tens of thousands of rose-waving Norwegians gathered in rain-drenched Oslo Thursday to deride mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by singing a song he hates, viewing it as Marxist indoctrination.

Some 40,000 people, according to police, massed in the rain at a square near the courthouse where Breivik is on trial for his July 22 attacks that killed 77 people, to sing “Children of the Rainbow” by Norwegian folk singer Lillebjoern Nilsen.

Inside the court, the 33-year-old accused right-wing extremist sat listening without showing emotion to powerful testimony from survivors of his bloodbath on the ninth day of his trial.

Last Friday, Breivik had said that Nilsen was “a very good example of a Marxist” who had infiltrated the cultural scene and that his song was typical of the “brainwashing of Norwegian pupils.”

Protesters ranging from elderly in wheelchairs to young school children streamed into Youngstorget Square wearing colourful raincoats and carrying Norwegian flags and roses, which have come to represent Norway’s peaceful response to the horrifying attacks.

The culture ministers of the Nordic countries were also at the square to participate, while other similar events were to take place across Norway.

Norwegian Culture Minister Anniken Huitfeldt admitted she had wept as Nilsen led the chorus and the crowd sang along, waving roses in the air.

Afterwards they walked slowly together, still singing the song, to the courthouse to add their roses to the piles of flowers already lining the security barriers outside in memory of Breivik’s victims.

The song is an adaptation of US folk singer Pete Seeger’s “My Rainbow Race” and is very popular in the Scandinavian country. Its chorus goes: “Together, we will live, each sister and each brother, small children of the rainbow and a green earth.”

“The song has never been so beautiful before,” said Lill Hjoennevaag, who was one of people who started a Facebook campaign last Friday in reaction to Breivik’s comments about Nilsen’s song, calling on the public to “reclaim the song” and sing it together near the courthouse.

“The turnout was far better than I had expected,” Hjoennevaag told AFP.

Only around 5,000 people had announced on the social networking site that they would be participating.

 
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Posted by on April 26, 2012 in The Post-Racial Life

 

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Wyclef Jean and “Justice – If You Are 17″”

Met Wyclef last year in the Airport Lounge of the Port au Prince Airport. Really a personable, well spoken guy. We talked a bit about some of his Yele Haiti projects, which you can see in action in a number of parts of the city.

Wyclef Jean Drops 'Justice' for Trayvon Martin

Wyclef Jean wants ‘Justice’ for Trayvon Martin

Celebs have been tweeting their thoughts on the controversial Trayvon Martin case, in which a 17-year-old boy was shot to death this past February by neighborhood-watch volunteer George Zimmerman.

But Wyclef Jean has decided to spread Martin’s story with a different approach…

The Fugees musician teamed up with Prescribed and J. Williams to create a track titled “Justice (If You’re 17)” in dedication to Martin, which was dropped today as a free download.

“Justice” starts with the lyrics, “If you’re 17/And you’re wearing a hoodie/You’re on the phone/Talking to your shorty/Make no mistake/There’s one like you/In every city/You know the story,” and later continues with, “If you’re 17 with a hoodie on/ Watch out for the neighborhood watcher/ If you’re at the right neighborhood at the wrong time/ Neighborhood watcher/ This might be your last call to your girlfriend/ The neighborhood watcher/ Man I feel for you if you’re 17.”

Along with the track, J. Williams and Prescribed made a short called “I Am”which deals with not only the Trayvon Martin case, but profiling globally.

A music video for “Justice” is expected to be released April 20.

 
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Posted by on April 16, 2012 in Music, From Way Back When to Now

 

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Pray the Devil Back to Hell

This story of how African women forced the end of the war in Liberia is a stunning act of moral courage. Mayhaps Africa’s greatest and last hope is it’s women.

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Posted by on June 20, 2009 in Africa

 

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