Monthly Archives: September 2014

We Say No More

October 2014 – A Month of Resistance

Month of Resistance NYC Alicewalkersgarden

 

Gather

  ©2014 by Alice Walker

  for Carl Dix and Cornel West

 

It is still hard to believe

that millions of us saw Eric Garner die.

He died with what looked like a half dozen

heavily clad

policemen

standing on his body, twisting and crushing

him

especially his head

and neck.… Continue reading


Summary of findings

“The Gaza War (2014) under International Law: An Inquiry into Israel’s Crimes, Responsibility, and the Response of the International Community”.

 

Extraordinary session

Brussels, 25 September 2014

Jury: John Dugard, Miguel Angel Estrella, Christiane Hessel, Richard Falk, Ronnie Kasrils, Paul Laverty, Ken Loach, Michael Mansfield, Radhia Nasraoui, Vandana Shiva, Ahdaf Soueif and Roger Waters.

Witnesses: Paul Behrens, Desmond Travers, David Sheen,… Continue reading

 Alice and Rebecca, Careyes, the mid 1980s

Making Frittatas
©2014 by Alice Walker


For Rebecca
 
Ten years is a long time
and I have missed you.
I thought of this
this morning as I commenced making
a splendid (it turned out) frittata.
You taught me how to do this.  After ten years during
which I assumed you did not cook – time… Continue reading

Findings of the Recent Extraordinary Session in Brussels, September 2014

Please Read the Full Findings

Operation Protective Edge Man in rubbles of bombed out home child's teddy bear left

Please Read Full Findings of Russell Tribunal held in Brussels on September 24 and 25, 2014

SUPPORT

Support the Russell Tribunal on Palestine and the forthcoming Extraordinary Session in Brussels, 24-25 Sept 2014 investigating Israel’s Crimes in the Gaza Strip under International Law.

Russell Tribunal Sept 24-25 2014 Announcement Alice Walker Alicewalkersgarden.com

 

 

The Russell Tribunal asks us… Continue reading

September/October 2014

 

Meridian  Seminar

A recent seminar on my 1976 novel, Meridian , arranged by Robert Cohen, author of the much anticipated and highly praised Freedom’s Orator: Mario Savio, and the Radical Movements of the 1960s, gave me the opportunity to look back at that book, as I had not done, possibly, ever.  In speaking with the alertly interested young UC students… Continue reading

Kaleo and Alice, Robben Island 2011

At The Door Of Pollsmoor Prison

for Kaleo,  for Madiba

©2014 by Alice Walker

 

When we arrived at the door of Pollsmoor prison

we were already deeply stirred

and sat a while outside

calming ourselves before going in.  Me, breathing deeply,

you holding Madiba’s image in consciousness

so that walking in you might more completely

 … Continue reading


Gather
©2014 by Alice Walker
for  Carl Dix and Cornel West


It is still hard to believe
that millions of us saw Eric Garner die.
He died with what looked like a half dozen
heavily clad
policemen
standing on his body, twisting and crushing
him
especially his head
and neck.
He was a big man, too.  They must have felt
like clumsy midgets… Continue reading

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