By Heber Brown, III
Memorial Day took on a totally new meaning today for me. For the past many years, it has been a day to gather with family at my Aunt Mary's House for a cookout that has been a staple for 30+ years. We get together to catch up on family news, sing songs that feed our souls, and celebrate each other's accomplishments.
However, this year, Memorial Day has meant a day of mourning and focused anger. Humanitarians from
As many in the world know by now, as the ships, known as the Freedom Flotilla approached the coast of
My delegation had been watching the news of the Freedom Flotilla and were praying its safe arrival in the
You can imagine our dismay and anger then we woke this morning to the news that the Israeli Occupation Forces opened fire upon the humanitarian vessels. Because the Israeli Occupation Forces are never held accountable by the world community, they act with tremendous violence without hesitation.
Demonstrations were held across Palestine/Israel today and our delegation ended in the major Palestinian cultural city of
I will never forget those who gave their lives today for freedom and justice. People who were just trying to help were slaughtered at sea. Now the question is will the
In memory of the martyrs from the Freedom Flotilla,
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"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs