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when it comes to katrina, spike ain't cicero (film review)
levees.gifOak Bluffs, Mass - The isle of Martha’s Vineyard provides intriguing theater in mid and late august, particularly for black folk of means. There’s a “history”, and culture and cash often collide. This year cinema entered the equation on the evening of August 23rd when filmmaker Spike Lee, a summer resident of the island, rolled on and rolled out, his version of the events around August 29, 2005 when a hurricane named Katrina slammed into the gulf regions of Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi. On August 30th, the levees designed to protect “n’Orleans” broke, sending torrents of water and death into the city’s primarily Black and poor 9th Ward. “On the Vineyard…high cotton”, Mr. Lee said. “Lobster and stuff…Chardonnay. Think about ‘em over in the muck of New Orleans.”
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29 Aug 2006 Modified: 09:08:59 AM | Filed under: News / Media
A look at the First Annual Sacco And Vanzetti Memorial Parade
Parade8.jpgOn Sunday, August 27th, 2006, about 50 people braved the pouring rain to gather for the first annual Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Parade.

The event began at the Southwest Corridor Park across from the Stony Brook T stop. People shared food, poems, speeches and letters written by Sacco and Vanzetti. An accordion performance was followed by Sergio Reyes, of Latinas and Latinos for Social Change and the May Day Coalition, playing songs on his guitar.
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28 Aug 2006 Modified: 29 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Jesse Diaz, leader of the Los Angeles March 25th Coalition successfully concluded visit to Massachusetts
jesse_8-27-06_boston_b.jpgJesse Diaz, one of the leaders of the March 25th Coalition in Los Angeles, California, that started a process of massive immigrant demonstrations, visited Boston from 8/24 through 8/27. Diaz was invited to tour the area to share his organizing experience with local pro-undocumented immigrant rights organizations by the Boston May Day Coalition.
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29 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / Labor
New Name For Senate Telecom Bill—But Still In Need of Fix
ATOR-headline.jpgSummary: Sen. Steven’s telecom bill HR5252 is now called the “Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunity Reform (ATOR) Act”—but still fails to protect Net Neutrality, allows for telecommunication ‘redlining’ of low income and rural communities, and hurts public access TV, says Anthony Riddle of the Alliance For Community Media.
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16 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / Media
4th Boston Justice for Lebanon Rally
01.jpgUnder a thin veil of desperation, about 500 Lebanese, Lebanese-Americans, and supporters from many walks of life assembled for the fourth consecutive week at Copley Square to protest the ongoing indiscriminate attacks of Israel on the Lebanese civilian population and its infrastructure.

Photos by Jonathan McIntosh
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12 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Local Jews Protest Against War and Stand With Humanity
DSC09963.jpgOn Thursday afternoon, August 10th, several dozen people from various Jewish peace organizations gathered for a demonstration at 126 High Street in downtown Boston. They came together at that location to protest under the banner “The Jewish organizations in this building do not speak for us!”
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10 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Race : War and Militarism
Poverty in Boston, What Poverty?
new_orleans.jpgThat’s exactly what an editor for the business section at the Boston Globe said during class at Harvard when I proposed writing a story about the correlation between the rise in crime and poverty in our city. I was dumbfounded and almost answered, “All you have to do is look outside your window,” as I remembered the men standing day after day on the street corners looking for work at my Somerville neighborhood. Then again, I didn’t know where the editor lived and the suburbs isn’t exactly a Boston hub for the homeless. The story idea was shut down, and we both moved on with our privileged lives.
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09 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / Education : Media : Race
Menino Targeted for Supporting Biolab
shirt.jpgBoston Mayor Thomas Menino, a supporter of the dangerous "BioSafety Level- 4" (BSL-4) lab, was targeted by Operation: Over and other opponents of the proposed lab on Monday. Biolab opponents gathered at Boston City Hall for the fourth weekly death procession and for the beginning of their focus on the Mayor.
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09 Aug 2006 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
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