We had a server outage, and we're rebuilding the site. Some of the site features won't work. Thank you for your patience.
imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Video: "Not Even Once More: Stop Violence Against Women"

by Producciones Cimarrón Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005 at 7:00 AM
prod_cimarron@yahoo.com

As Latinas/os who reside in California, we want to join in the celebration of these days of international activism against violence toward women.

This video presentation intends to convey our condemnation of violence directed to women in all its shapes and forms: from domestic violence and murder, to rape and sexual harassment.

Let’s Break the Cycle of Violence!



Below is a rough English translation to the song chosen for the video:

Mean

You showed up on a cold night,

smelling of filthy cigar and gin.

I could feel the fear inside me

while crossing my fingers behind the door.

Your handsome boyish face

has been eaten away by time through your veins,

and your chauvinistic insecurity

is reflected each day in my tears.

Not again, no please.

I’m tired and my heart can’t take it anymore.

Not again honey, please.

Don’t yell, the children are asleep.

I’m going to turn into fire.

I’m going to burn your fist of steel,

and from the bruises on my cheeks, I’ll get the courage

to avenge my wounds.

Mean, mean, mean you are.

You don’t hurt the one you love.

Dumb, dumb, dumb you are.

Don’t think yourself better than women.

The day turns gray when you’re around

and the sun comes out again when you leave,

and I have to swallow the sorrow in my heart

along with my anger.

My pretty little girl’s face

has quietly aged.

Every time your call me a whore

your brain becomes smaller.

mean, mean you are…

mean you are, because you want to…

mean, mean you are…

don’t yell at me, it hurts…

You’re weak and you’re mean

and don’t think yourself better than me or anyone…

and now I smoke a cigarette

and blow the smoke into your heart…

Because mean, mean you are, you…

Mean, mean you are, yes…

Mean, mean you are, always…

Mean, mean you are…

Bebe

(Spanish singer & songwriter)



To watch the video, just click on the following link and then click again on the “Windows” logo at the bottom-left of the page.

http://www.putfile.com/produ_cimarron

Pa’lante!

Producciones Cimarrón

Report this post as:

© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy