Sunday, January 27, 2019

Kamala Harris Officially Announces Her Candidacy for President of the United States

“We are here because the American dream and our American democracy are under attack and on the line like never before. We are here at this moment in time because we must answer a fundamental question. Who are we? Who are we as Americans? So, let’s answer that question to the world and each other right now: America, we are better than this,” - Kamala Harris Jan 27, 2019 Oakland, CA 

Today we Remember the Holocaust

Education can help counter hate. More than ever it is imperative that we Never Forget! Today is International Day ⚡️ “It's the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz 🕯

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Kamala Harris Tells It Like It Is

Currently, I am reading Kamala Harris' new book, The Truths We Hold
Highly recommended. 

"Americans who live paycheck to paycheck can't afford another day, let alone another week, of a government shutdown. Let's do the right thing and vote on a clean bill to reopen the government tomorrow." - Kamala Harris on Maddow Jan 23, 2019 

Monday, January 21, 2019

Happy Martin Luther King Day!

Gregg Chadwick
An August Dream
18"x36" oil on linen 2009-2018

Watch #MLKNow 2019 by Blackout for Human Rights

The program is live now from Riverside Church, site of one of his most revolutionary speeches. It will include a panel on athletes and activism moderated by and a conversation between Ta-Nehisi Coates and . Watch it live here.

Monday, January 14, 2019

The Killers - Land Of The Free - Video by Spike Lee

Powerful and Timely! Kudos to The Killers and Spike Lee

"We got more people locked up than the rest of the world
Right here in red, white and blue
Incarceration's become big business
It's harvest time out on the avenue"

"So how may daughters, tell me how many sons
Do we have to put in the ground before we just break down and face it

We got a problem with guns"

Bob Lefsetz writes,"The message of the song, the message of the video. What does America stand for? But that wall hasn't been built yet and the Killers don't want it to be. They're making a statement that will reach their fans more than anything in the "New York Times," never mind Fox News. That's the power of art, to change minds.

And if this were the eighties, this video would be all over MTV, the talk of the nation. But in the teens, it's impossible to reach everybody. But disruption never sleeps, it's just a matter of who is willing to fight.

We've been overwhelmed with the innovation of the techies for two decades. But we've learned in the past few years that the majordomos have no moral center, which is why artists need to take the reins and make a statement.

Like the Killers."

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UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's flawless floor routine is one for the ages.

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Love AOC!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her friends having a great time at Boston University in 2010! 

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Saudi Arabia | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

In solidarity with , and to honor the memory of Jamal , everyone should watch and share Hasan’s brilliant Saudi Arabia episode, which the Saudi government banned. It is still online on YouTube

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Robert Frost Recites -"Stopping by woods on a snowy evening"

Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.
He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
-Robert Frost