Tag Archives: oppression

Mic check: Angela Grant

Should Officers of the Law Have the Final Word? by Angela Grant Should Judges Decision be the final word when a community vehemently disagrees? When disparities confirm, racial profiling leads increase stop and searches of minorities along with high arrests, … Continue reading

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Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza

Originally posted on Uprootedpalestinians's Blog:
http://consortiumnews.com/2014/07/15/israels-war-crimes-in-gaza/ Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu knows he has Official Washington so deeply in his pocket that he can get away with almost anything including the stealing of Palestinian land and the slaughtering of civilians…

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The giant and the boy who threw stones

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: al-saber) Most American Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the features of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up…

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Gaza, where you have 58 seconds to live

Originally posted on Sixteen Minutes to Palestine:
The sky is clear. There are no clouds to hide the drone coasting above your home. Despite being thousands of meters above you, its camera sees everything. You wonder if the drone operator,…

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“operation” bomb-the-hell-out-of-Gaza-this-has-nothing-to-do-with-security

Originally posted on In Gaza:
People gather around a vehicle targeted in an Israeli airstrike on Gaza City on July 8, 2014 that killed four Palestinians. (Photo: AFP – Mohammed Abed)http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/israeli-war-jets-bomb-50-sites-gaza The Zionists are again bombing Gaza, in another sadistically-named…

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Mic check: Peter Schreiner

Force Be Damned by Peter Schreiner “How I wish I could surrender my soul; Shed the clothes that become my skin; See the liar that burns within my needing.” Tears and Rain – James Blunt Some of the planet’s smartest, … Continue reading

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Photos: May Day and International Labour Day

Originally posted on canada.com:
A collection of images of May Day and International Labour Day from across the globe. Opponents of the Venezuelan government shout slogans as they take part in a May Day demonstration in Caracas on Thursday. Opponents…

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Cascades

Tears fall down like heavy rain washing the years away as gullies are carved from tools of iron When the levees buckle under the weight of the disappeared ideas move swiftly to cover the ancient paths The calmest surface hides … Continue reading

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Voice of the Oppressed

Originally posted on Revolutionary Tears:
Half way through the night when I can still taste my dreams, I turn on my flashlight and scribble words onto scraps of paper. My mind is racing with words that seem to come from…

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Mumia.

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
  By Gabriel Teodros A distant father figure who I’ve never once met. A living hero whose words written from a prison cell had a deeper effect and helped raise me more than most teachers…

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