Tag Archives: Alice Walker

Urging Millions to Rise Up, Trump Foes Issue Call to ‘Resist Fascism’

Millions must rise up in a resistance [to] stop the Trump/Pence regime before it starts!

The chaos of a Hillary Clinton Presidency: Corporate dominion and a building rebellion

“In any case, we have reached where we were heading. Rule by the rich and insatiable. Hungry ghosts. Whatever happens with Bernie Sanders’ candidacy he makes us see an alternative. A beautiful gift. If he is sucked into supporting the prevailing charade we will mourn its loss, but hopefully we will continue to seek the light. ” –AW

Tomgram: Howard Zinn | “I Plead Guilty” (to Insubordination)

Finishing School for Pickets  By Howard Zinn (August 6, 1960) By Howard Zinn and Paula Giddings  TomDispatch.com  March 24, 2015 [The excerpt from a longer 1960 piece by Howard Zinn and Paula Giddings posted at TomDispatch.com are from the Nation magazine’s 150th Anniversary Special Issue on newsstands in April. They appear here with the kind permission of the editors of that magazine.] One afternoon […]

Alice Walker: Thousands of Feet Below You

Thousands of Feet Below You  By Alice Walker Thousands of feet Below you There is a small Boy Running from Your bombs. If he were To show up At your mother’s House On a green Sea island Off the coast Of Georgia He’d be invited in For dinner. Now, driven, You have shattered His bones. […]

Alice Walker: Winning

Poem by Alice Walker Winning The smallest child Understands: Anyone who terrorizes us Is a terrorist; Anyone who steals from us Is a thief; Any one who loves Has won. —- Congratulations, Minnesota. One step closer to Equality and Justice for all. Originally posted by Malia Burkhart

[Video] Alice Walker Q and A discussion: Beauty In Truth

 Southbank Centre  Published on Mar 12, 2013 This year’s WOW Festival included the world exclusive premiere of ‘Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth’, a feature documentary film directed by Pratibha Parmar about the life and art of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘The Color Purple’. After the screening, Mariella Frostrup chaired a Q&A discussion with Alice Walker and […]

Amy Goodman Interviews Alice Walker

Published on Sep 28, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – With less than 40 days to go before the 2012 presidential election, poet and activist Alice Walker reads her new poem, “Democratic Womanism,” and discusses her thoughts on President Obama’s legacy, including his use of drone strikes. “You ask me why I smile when you tell me you intend […]

Alice Walker> When I Join You

When I Join You January 22, 2012    AliceWalkersGarden  When I join you in the effort for peace I give myself over. There and not there. Marching with you alongside the many who have died it is as if we are marching across the Universe and just ahead of us if only in another galaxy […]

Alice Walker> Bursting Into Love

Bursting into Love February 5, 2012 – AliceWalkersGarden While I was reading this I found myself swallowing tears, trying to hold  in an impulse to burst into ….total Love.  I failed.   It is the oddest, most stirring sensation to think of Mumia with his arms unchained and free enough to hug his wife, and later […]

Alice Walker> Democratic Womanism

Democratic Womanism: By Alice Walker January 2, 2012 – from her official website: http://alicewalkersgarden.com/2012/01/ Wangari Maathai: who remembered the beautiful bountifulness of her land before the colonial invaders laid waste to it and resolved to bring it back to health by planting trees.  Rest in Well Done; beloved sister of our clan. “Traditionally capable, as in: […]

Video> Poet Alice Walker reads the 1851 speech of abolitionist Sojourner Truth

Uploaded by arnove on Jan 28, 2008 Poet Alice Walker reads the 1851 speech of abolitionist Sojourner Truth. Part of a reading from Voices of a People’s History of the United States (Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove,) November 11, 2006 in Berkeley, California. Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com.    WAMMToday is […]