Category Archives: noncooperation

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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I Hope

by Resistance Revival Chorus, Meah Pace How could we ever come to this to say Our lives do not matter and justice has no face To steady war and anger burns the fabric of our state sends a message to … 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 I have privilege as a white person because I can do all of these things without thinking twice: I can go birding (#ChristianCooper) I can go jogging (#AhmaudArbery I can relax in the comfort of my own … Continue reading

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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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La esperanza es la orientación del corazón / Hope is an Orientation of the Heart

por Václav Havel [English below] El tipo de esperanza en el que a diario pienso (especialmente en situaciones particularmente desesperadas, como la prisión) la entiendo sobre todo como un estado mental, no como un estado del mundo. O tenemos esperanza … Continue reading

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You Stand With the Poor and the Powerless and the Voiceless

by Reverend Gregory Boyle Thank you very much for this kind and generous honor. President Benton called me some months ago and he said, “Greg, do you believe in free speech?”, and I said yes, and he said, “Good, you’re … Continue reading

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