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Michael Simms: The Turn

It’s the old dancers that fascinate me.
Training everyday as the body resists,
The spirit lifts them into clarity.

November 8, 2020 · 10 Comments

Audio: “Invictus” recited by Morgan Freeman

Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.

March 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Naureen Shah: DHS is Locking Immigrants in Solitary Confinement

Government documents detail 8,488 cases of solitary confinement. In half the cases, solitary lasted longer than 15 days — the point at which some of its psychological harms may become irreversible and it can amount to torture.

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Obama delivers stirring speech on Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday

. Arguing that “we have no choice but to move forward” and that “those of us who believe in democracy and civil rights and a common humanity have a better … Continue reading

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jose Padua: It Was 1982 or ’83 and Nelson Mandela Wasn’t Free

It was 1982 or 83 and three of the new workers from the ambassador’s residence who were here in the States for the first time had been over to the … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nelson Mandela on Non-Violence

http:// Nelson Mandela on Non-Violence from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.                

January 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

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