VIVA CUBA! Hands Off Assata Shakur!

December 18, 2014

Cuba es en mi corazon!
I’m astonished and relieved and moved.
It’s terrific when imperial arrogance is pushed back.
A victory in the name of patience, irony, hope and struggle.
And a long time coming.

(see my Facebook re: Assata Shakur


Torture: The signature of slavery and empire…

December 13, 2014

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2008/02/25/the-water-cure


This is a story for this time: PLEASE READ

December 9, 2014

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/27740-bad-suffering-from-youthful-tendency-disorder-lost-children-in-a-lost-society


An interview on this political moment…

December 8, 2014

http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930915000040


Dying in!

December 7, 2014

St Sabina ISunday morning December 7th at 67th and Racine with the vibrant Faith Community at St. Sabina.
BLACK LIVES MATTER!!!


BLACK LIVES MATTER!

December 7, 2014

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by Lucille Clifton

FROM A LETTER WRITTEN TO DR. W.E.B. DU BOIS BY ALVIN BORGQUEST OF CLARK UNIVERSITY IN MASSACHUSETTS AND DATED APRIL 3, 1905.

“We are pursuing an investigation here on the subject of crying as an expression of the emotions, and should like very much to learn about its peculiarities among the colored people. We have been referred to you as a person competent to give us information on the subject. We desire especially to know about the following salient aspects: 1. Whether the Negro sheds tears…”

reply

he do
she do
they live
they love
they try
they tire
they flee
they fight
they bleed
they break
they moan
they mourn
they weep
they die
they do
they do
they do


I can’t breathe

December 4, 2014

I can't breathe


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