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Something About Tibetans

jos human | Aug. 23-24 saw an unprecedented turnout for the Free Tibet community all over the world, and I witnessed the events here in NYC. Here are some of my "after-birth" comments for other activists to peruse, think about and, hopefully motivate more folks to join this movement. more...  8 Comments

In 100's of cities around the world Chalk4Peace2008 Sept13-21

viziondanz | "Our Streets Are OUR Media"
WE have TOTAL access -
"We CAN Make the difference"
THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13th - 21st Chalk4Peace!
On the pavements and sidewalks of our towns and cities more...  0 Comments

Bicyclists are silly

Ben Illison | Bicyclists are silly more...  1 Comments

irreplaceable library slated to be torn down

Rebecca |
The Donnell library has been sold to private hands in an under the table deal, with no Community board input, and will be shut in few days slated to be torn down.
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Upcoming Events at the Salon @ St. Mark's Church!

salonista | The Salon @ St. Mark's Church is a new weekly event that hosts radical political and cultural events. Join us every Sunday at 6pm! For more information and for future events, please e-mail  salonsundays@gmail.com more...  0 Comments

40ft mosaic for incarcerated Black Panthers.

carrie reichardt |
A spectacular mosaic has been unveiled on the outside wall of a house in the west London suburb of Chiswick to raise awareness of African-American men confined in the notorious Angola prison, Louisiana.
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Cultural Protest @ Tara.

C Murray | Yesterday there was a 'Feis Teamhra' : A turn at Tara.

a celebration to highlight the cultural devastation inaugurated by a corrupt government
which sees the Gabhra Valley Bisected and land sold to developers for large amounts of money.
The road , the M3 is subject to EU investigation and 10 people have faced and continue to
face court hearings for trying to point out the corruption at the heart of the desecration of Tara. more...  0 Comments

The Tribute to Don White and Racism in LA

Arturo P. Garcia, AJLPP | The long tribute to Companero Don White last August 10th at the Immanuel Presbyterian Church went well except it was filled with Latin American machismo and had racist undertones. It was a deliberate attempt to overlook a specific race- the Asian American Pacific Islander (API) communities which Don White worked well while he was alive.

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Tuesday! Food for you and letters for Ronald Reed!!!

NYC Anarchist Black Cross | The delicious food and informative presentations that have been rocking
Brooklyn's socks for over year are back once again this coming Tuesday
August 19th starting at seven pm. Don't be late! Show up before the food runs out! more...  0 Comments

Historic Filipinotown Day- Two Celebrations, Two Cultures

Arturo P. Garcia, AJLPP | The Historic Filipinotown commemoration started with a bang, with more than 800 runners at its 5K Run in the morning and ended with a whimper with songs from a fading superstar from the Philippines.

It was alas a clash of two cultures and two worlds. On August 2, at the Historic Filipinotown Festival while more than 600 Historic Filipinotown residents waited for hours for the Filipina “ Superstar “Nora Aunor at the Historic Filipino town festival.

While on the other hand, - another group of less than a hundred well-heeled academics and personalities, the elite of the Filipino-American community hold their affair in Remy’s On Temple Art Gallery opened the 30-panel murals Smithsonian Exhibits-SINGGALOT. more...  0 Comments

Liberation Film Series - Fall 2008 Screenings

SPUSA (NYC) | Movies in the Liberation Film Series are always free-of-charge, thought-provoking and best enjoyed with a friend. In the last year, more than 200 New Yorkers have enjoyed a free film hosted by the Socialist Party and we hope that our Fall 2008 selections add to this number. Each film is followed by a discussion and light refreshments. So consider stopping in for a Sunday afternoon of cinema with a radical edge.
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National African Religion Conference to be Held in Philadelphia

Kate Anthony | On August 1, 2008, Chairperson, esteemed leader and High Priestess, Gro Mambo Angela Novanyon Idizol of the National African Religion Congress (NARC World) announced that the ever-growing organization will be hosting their 10th Annual Conference this month, August 21st through August 24th. "This year's conference will be a celebration of African Tradition through song and dance and African Based Religion. It will also give us the opportunity to focus on our new theme and vision - Building a Better Tomorrow through our Youth", says Gro Mambo Angela who in 2007 created and actively promoted a "Chrismation - A Formal Rite of Passage." more...  0 Comments

All Out Thursday Night for Tibet!

Josephine Pizzino | FREEDOM IS NOT JUST ANOTHER WORD
TAKE PART IN SOMETHING HUGE FOR IT
Light a Candle for Tibet at Your Home, With Friends or in Public.

Watch Skyscrapers and Mountain Tops Flare with Red Smoke
Join Other Special Light Actions All Over The World
Drive Your Car With Lights On for 24 Hours
Light Up Any Source of Light for Tibet
Unite with more than 100,000,000 people in
THE GREATEST LIGHT PROTEST ON EARTH
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20th Anniversary of Tompkins Square Riots

Alex Nathanson | This past weekend, August 2 and 3, marked the 20th anniversary of the Tompkins Square Riots and it was commemorated with a weekend of free punk shows. more...  0 Comments

Tuesday, August 5th. Join the Anarchist Black Cross for Dinner!

NYC ABCF | The deal, as always, is that you come bringing only yourself (and your friends and comrades), and we provide you with a delicious vegan meal, information about a Political Prisoner or POW or group of prisoners as well as the letter-writing materials and prisoner-letter-writing info you could ever want to use in one evening. In return, you write a thoughtful letter to a political prisoner or prisoner of war of your choosing or, better yet, keep up a long-term correspondence. more...  0 Comments

Reminder: Astoria Event on August 7

Mickey Z. | "Myth America: War, elections, and our way of life" more...  0 Comments

Marie Mason (Green Scare prisoner ) benefit CD re-release

freemarienyc | BENEFIT CD RE-RELEASE: MARIE MASON’S ‘NOT FOR PROFIT’

This music CD is a 2008 benefit re-release of Marie Mason's ‘Not For Profit’, which was originally released in 1999. Mason is a recent Green Scare arrestee who is facing Life in prison for two acts of property destruction in which no one was hurt. All proceeds from this re-release go to the Marie Mason General Support Fund. more...  0 Comments

'round august

jeffery mcnary | In the African American experience, summer holds more than picnics more...  0 Comments

National Media Censoring Story: Knoxville Shooter was Fox News Fan

Hymie | Gunman attacked church in order to kill liberals "who are ruining the country,"
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Cornell University to host hip hop conference October 31 - November 1, 2008

Cornell University | Cornell University Hosts Hip Hop Conference and Celebration Afrika Bambaataa will headline a two-day conference celebrating Cornell University Library’s acquisition of "Born in the Bronx: The Legacy and Evolution of Hip Hop, a collection that documents the early days of hip hop with recordings, photographs, posters and more. Events will include music and performances from original artists, and prominent speakers from the hip hop and academic communities. Events are open to the entire Ithaca community and beyond. more...  3 Comments

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