Tag Archives: oppression

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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Fallujah: “It Wasn’t a War, it Was a Massacre” by Felicity Arbuthnot

Originally posted on Dandelion Salad:
by Felicity Arbuthnot Writer, Dandelion Salad London, England January 24, 2014 Image via Idaho Sagebrush “The United States Marine Corps … its hallowed rituals, and its unbending code of honor …”  — Thomas E. Ricks;…

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OMG-CIW-OMG-CIW!!!!

Originally posted on Grant Us Peace:
Oh! My! Gosh! The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) just signed a Fair Food agreement with Wal-Mart!!!!! Came home thoroughly exhausted & ready for bed at 6 pm, but not after reading my e-mail.…

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Mic check: Carol A. Hand

Living in the Space Between Cultures by Carol A. Hand My first memory as a child is so clear in my mind even though experts in brain development say it is not possible. It was my first Christmas. A February … Continue reading

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Israel Opened the Gates to Two Dams. Now Gaza is Sinking

Originally posted on rana "palestinian child":
My name is Rana. I have lived in the city of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip all twenty-one years of my life. What is happening in Gaza is not fiction but…

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Leonard Peltier- November Day of Mourning Statement

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Greetings my relatives friends and supporters It is yet another year. It seems like a thousand years ago but only a year in time in reality from the last time I dictated one of…

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The big chill

“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” -Albert Camus As autumn sheds it’s leafy skin and winter fast approaches, there is a chill … Continue reading

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Columbus, the Indians, and Human Progress by Howard Zinn

Originally posted on Dandelion Salad:
by Howard Zinn Featured Writer Dandelion Salad October 12, 2009 Image by Whiskeygonebad via Flickr An excerpt from A People’s History of the United States. Arawak men and women, naked, tawny, and full of wonder,…

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The citizen who came in from the cold

“The masters tools will never dismantle the masters house.” -Audre Lorde This morning as I was completing my morning cleansing ritual (shower), a question popped into my mind that has been nagging at me for some time. Why is it … Continue reading

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