Category Archives: satyagraha

The Birth of American Music

Produced by Andy Mills and Annie Brown [ 1619 podcast ] 1619 Podcast, emerged on the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American Slavery. A NYTimes collaboration that “aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and … Continue reading

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We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical (2020)

by Amy Schatz, Diane Kolyer, Sara Rodriguez (Producers) Meditation & Movie Awakin Circle Every year in Oakland, CA, hundreds of pre-K through 12th grade students compete in the Martin Luther King Oratorical Festival, performing a mix of published and original … Continue reading

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The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance

By Robin Wall Kimmerer [As Robin Wall Kimmerer harvests serviceberries alongside the birds, she considers the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the heart of the gift economy. How, she asks, can we learn from Indigenous wisdom and ecological systems to … Continue reading

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I Hope

by Resistance Revival Chorus, Meah Pace By Resistance Revival Chorus which is a collective of more than 60 women, and non-binary singers,  who join together to breath joy and song into the resistance, and to uplift and center women’s voices. … Continue reading

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The Grace of Silence

by Michele Norris Even in the most terrifying moments at a sterile hospital, there is some comfort in knowing that a world you recognize is just outside and beyond the parking garage. You can fixate on a familiar image as … Continue reading

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The Great Dictator

by Charlie Chaplin I’m sorry but I don’t want to be an Emperor.  That’s not my business.  I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone.   I should like to help everyone if possible. We all want to help one … Continue reading

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Privilege as a White Person…

By DEMCAST Staff Opinion editorial created by DEMCAST staff and posted on 5/29/2020 with videos for each of the brothers & sisters (RIP) mentioned in this Op-Ed.

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Black Bodies

by Richard Rohr Until the killing of black mothers’ sons [and daughters] is as important as the discovery of white mothers’ sons, we who believe in freedom cannot rest. —Ella Baker [1] As I wrote in last week’s meditations, the early … Continue reading

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Para ti mi puebo/ for You My People

por Edyka Chilomé (Introducción a la película/ Introduction to film) “During the making of this film, two of the largest Immigration and Customs (ICE) operations of this decade took place in Southern USA Durante la grabación de estra película, dos … Continue reading

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Nosotras Somos / We are the ones

Por June Jordan  [English below] For Audio Click here Poema para mujeres sudafricanas/ Poem for South African Women En conmemoración a las 40,000 mujeres y niñ@s quienes en el 9 de agosto de 1956, se presentaron en protesta contra el … Continue reading

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