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Closing Reception: Ruth Chase: West of Lincoln Project (tags)
Venice Arts presents the closing reception for Painter Ruth Chase’s first solo exhibition, The West of Lincoln Project. At 10:30, Ruth Chase will be giving a brief talk about how the West of Lincoln Project happened and what it means to use art for positive social change. Following, Ruth will be available for any questions about the work.
International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier (tags)
Saturday, February 6, 2016
INGLEWOOD - In a day-long event, members of the Southern California chapter of the American Indian Movement, along with other members of the Native community and social justice activists, called for clemency for AIM activist Leonard Peltier, imprisoned since 1977 on trumped-up charges. The day featured speeches from well-known figures from the movement in defense of indigenous rights, musical and poetic performances, drums, and prayer.
Zapatista University Chapter 1: The World-Farm (tags)
Scientists have been hard at work figuring out what's gone wrong with humanity's relationship to the environment. But they never write books for the politically marginalized people who suffer the effects. So now I write science books for activists. The complete book can be found on my website.
Dear Just Wondering - So many myths, So little time (tags)
"just wonderings" post is so full of falsehoods about immigration its hilarious, but also indicate of the ignorance of the anti-immigrant crowd. Even with a rudimentary understanding of the historical dynamic between the U.S. and Mexican society one can trash such a flaccid attempt at satire.
Stanley Tookie Williams Vengeance or Justice (tags)
On Black Entertainment Television on Friday night, the Bloods, notorious rival to Tookie Williams' Crips gang, offered up their guns in exchange for Tookie's life. The arsenal was impressive, and the gesture unequivocal. Report from a viewer below. Boldface added.