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My shadow told my body: leave at once: step across the threshold, go into the streets, stand with the people.  Voices had been playing on a haunted loop in my head since the shooting.  101 more words

Fiction

Everyday Nightmares In The West Bank

It is not real. It can’t be real. I keep telling myself this, reciting the phrase over and over in my mind like a sinner frantically whispering a stream of Hail Marys. 865 more words

Ferguson: A month on

On a morning in the middle of August, I awoke in my little room in South-East England. I turned over and picked up my phone and began my morning routine of checking my social networks. 2,263 more words

Media

Man in Custody After Nine-Hour Armed Standoff in Calabasas

A man was in custody Saturday morning after allegedly brandishing a gun during an argument with a co-worker then barricading himself in a Calabasas recording studio for over nine-hours, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. 203 more words

Local News

The Importance of Design in Protest

When thinking of protest, we often think of those iconic images; the 1968 Black Power Salute,  the Burning Monk, the Occupy Movement, protests in Istanbul (2013).  1,183 more words

Art

Are We Being Had... (again)? Are We Being Hosed, or Had?

by James Hufferd, Ph.D.
Coordinator, 911 Truth Grassroots Organization

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Are We Being Hosed, or Had?

“No need for them to actually do it! It only needs to be made to look like they did to mobilize in convenient abject…

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Amelia Boynton Robinson: Civil Rights

Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton helped Martin Luther King Jr. plan the Selma to Montgomery March on Bloody Sunday, which led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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