Tag Archives: apartheid

Nakba: A Remembrance, A Call to Action

Post-apartheid documents show that Israel offered to help apartheid South Africa develop nuclear weapons.

Miriam Makeba | “Click” and “Soweto Blues” (Music Video)

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil-rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa. [Wikipedia]   Soweto Blues—Miriam Makeba ( GRACELAND […]

Robert Reich: Why We Must Fight Economic Apartheid in the United States

Thirty years ago most cities contained a broad spectrum of residents from wealthy to poor. Today, entire cities are mostly rich (San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle) or mostly impoverished (Detroit, Baltimore, Philadelphia).

▶ BelAhdan with Meredith Aby-Keirstead, Anti War Protest, Gaza

Published on Jul 24, 2014 The rise of the Anti Israeli Assault on Gaza movement. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times […]

The Indiscriminate Compassion of Haneen Zoabi and Response: The Right to Resist

The overall context of Israeli action is that of occupation and terrorism. The overall context of Palestinian action is a legitimate struggle against occupation.                                      —Israeli Knesset member Haneen Zoabi By Alexander Reed Kelly  truthdig.com   Jul 13, 2014 Israeli Member of the […]

Emmanuel Ortiz: Before I Start This Poem

“A time has come when silence is betrayal. That time is now.”  MLK  Before I Start This Poem by Emmanuel Ortiz Before I start this poem, I’d like to ask you to join me in a moment of silence in honour of those who died in the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon last September 11th. […]