Tag: revolution

last chance: get real real. . . .  bernie sanders can’t lead the revolution

last chance: get real real. . . . bernie sanders can’t lead the revolution

| January 31, 2017

  rootfolks poets press hear, you must hear what the people say . . .  speak out, you got to speak out against the madness, you got to speak your mind / if you dare.—david crosby, long time gone the outcome (of the election) placed total control of the government — executive, congress, the supreme […]

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God’s grace part of my daily experience

God’s grace part of my daily experience

| March 10, 2016

By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers Mahtob Mahmoody was dying. The auto-immune disease lupus was making her own blood largely incompatible with her body. Doctors worked feverishly to find a solution, and finally figured out that she needed a transfusion of a special type of blood. Their local search in Michigan turned up […]

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Revolutionary lessons from Burkina Faso

Revolutionary lessons from Burkina Faso

| October 8, 2015

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist The Sept. 17 coup against the interim president of Burkina Faso, Michel Kafando, contains important lessons regarding the struggle for justice and democracy. Under pressure from demonstrators, striking labor unions and the West Africa regional bloc, the coup leader, Gen. Gilbert Diendere, stepped aside and Kafando and Prime Minister […]

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The death of social activism in America (Part 1)

The death of social activism in America (Part 1)

| December 3, 2014

By Diego Morales Special to Frost Illustrated Civil unrest grips Ferguson as fire quells hope for peace. Chants and social media posts of #nojusticenopeace are plastered everywhere. “No Justice, No Peace.” Is it responsible of community leaders to approach this volatile situation with such prose? What about the countless injustices that will occur because of […]

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