Monday, February 26, 2018

Rosa Parks: Modern Day Heroine (video)

Rosa Parks MDH; Amber Larson, Ashley Wells, Sheldon S. (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

No one likes racism. Not even the racists like it. Racism is so offensive to the American ear that talking about race is considered "racism" nowadays.

The corollary is that one cannot even begin to think about criticizing Israeli war crimes, apartheid-racism, and PM Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption cases without being falsely charged with "anti-semitism."

Good work, Bibi, I support you. - I know.
Israeli officials want CIA-groomed Netanyahu charged with corruption even as he goes about killing Palestinians, selling weapons, and giving the thumbs up to atrocities while garnering US support.

Because race is such a touchy subject in modern America (at least in the USA if not all of America, which is a continent not a country) that we would rather honor just a few American greats in comedy.

There are many more. Any oppressed group is going to naturally give rise to great comedians, rebels, artists, iconoclasts, academics, and heroines/heroes like civil rights champion Rosa Parks:

Civil Rights Heroine Rosa Parks
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (Feb. 4, 1913-Oct. 24, 2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement."

On Dec. 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused [in a planned civil disobedience action] to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order to give up her seat in the "colored section" to a white man, after the "whites-only section" filled up.

Parks was not the first person to resist bus segregation. Others had taken similar steps, including:
NAACP organizers believed that Parks was the best candidate for seeing through a court challenge after her arrest for civil disobedience in violating Alabama segregation laws, although eventually her case became bogged down in the state courts while the Browder v. Gayle case succeeded.

Rosa Parks' act of defiance and the Montgomery Bus Boycott became important symbols of the modern Civil Rights Movement. She became an international icon of resistance to racial segregation.

She organized and collaborated with civil rights leaders, including Edgar Nixon, president of the local chapter of the NAACP and Martin Luther King, Jr., a new minister in town who gained national prominence in the civil rights movement. More

Corrupt Israeli puppet leader Netanyahu

Israeli police recommend corruption charges against PM Netanyahu
Israeli police announced that they're recommending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu face charges for corruption. Prosecutors will now decide whether to file a case, but Netanyahu says the police are biased against him.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's former chief of staff has agreed to cooperate with a police corruption investigation, leading many Israelis to speculate about Netanyahu's future.
  • Dr. Joy DeGruy (Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrome)
  • Prof. Michelle Alexander (Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness)
  • Prof. Richard Horne
  • Activist Angela Davis (UCLA Black Panther)
  • Motivational Speaker Lisa Nichols
  • The founders of Black Lives Matter
  • Police who stand up to endemic racism on the force
  • and similarly inspiring voices.

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