Archive for January 12, 2018


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MAYIBUYE-I-AFRIKA !

Bring back Africa !


( a rallying cry for independence from racist white minority tyranny and a clarion call for self-determination )








shitholes




they were hunting grounds for slaves,


they were fertile for plunder,


the shitholes provided the labour to build the gleaming buildings that soared into the skies unmatched,


on land that was from the first peoples’ stolen, and brutally snatched.



they pick your oranges,


they pick up after your children,


they do the work others will not,


while in the abyss of poverty they are left to rot.



shitholes










MAYIBUYE-I-AFRIKA !

Bring back Africa!

( a rallying cry for independence from racist white minority tyranny and a clarion call for self-determination )






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Inscription on the Statue of Liberty, from the poem “The New Colossus” written by Emma Lazarus in 1883.

Inscribed on the plaque in 1903.

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,

With conquering limbs astride from land to land;

Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame

Is the imprisoned lightning,

and her name

MOTHER OF EXILES.

From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome;

her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.

“Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she
With silent lips.

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,

I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

                   _______

​Inscription on the Statue of Liberty, written by Emma Lazarus in 1883.
Inscribed on the plaque in 1903.

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Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band performing “American Land” live in concert.

https://youtu.be/6lcvpmvcs6U

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