Activism

Rosa Parks

Thank God for Rosa.

I note she was not nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

 

Rosa Parks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other uses, see Rosa Parks (disambiguation).
Not to be confused with Rose Pak.
Rosa Parks
Rosaparks.jpg
Rosa Parks in 1955, with Martin Luther King, Jr. in the background
Born… Continue reading

Recy Taylor mentioned by Oprah Whinfrey

  1. Recy Taylor

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Recy Taylor
    Recy Taylor.jpg
    Mrs. Recy Taylor in 1944
    Born December 31, 1919
    Abbeville, Alabama, U.S.
    Died December 28, 2017 (aged 97)
    Abbeville, Alabama, U.S.
    Occupation Sharecropper[1]

    Recy Taylor (December 31, 1919 – December 28, 2017)[2]:297 was an African American woman from Abbeville in Henry… Continue reading

Is Israel Selling Weapons to Myanmar Military Enabling Persecution of Rohingya?

My inner feeling:  Will arming regimes to defeat Muslims solve the Palestinian problem in Israel or fuel further conflict and loss of life on all sides?  Gandhi comes to mind, ‘an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind’.  I was sharing with another about my teaching of peace and in… Continue reading

Biko, Apart-heid and Raising Consciousness

I found a song by Peter Gabriel about Steve Biko the African actvist for non-racism in South Africa.  I saw the movie many years ago and felt deeply saddened by the plight of Africans.  Oppression is a word I can type but one can only know this when they are looked at in… Continue reading

The Chair & Director of Amnesty Turkey Jailed on False Allegations Involved with “Terrorist Organisations”

Whenever I hear the word ‘terrorist’ I know that it is a label and it will never be a word that problem solves conflict.  When it is used in this case with those clearly defending human rights you can be sure it is a form of censure and demonisation.  Words I am becoming… Continue reading

Patch Adams Clowning in Afghanistan

This video I saw some years ago.  I really loved the bravey of Patch and clowns going to Kabul in Afghanistan.  He is a medical doctor and his visit to hospitals would have been very helpful to the Afghan people.  I loved the brave female clowns going there as well.  They… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.”

Archives

Categories