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Old News: Harry Belafonte still lives and is kickass COOL!

CHECK OUT COLOROFCHANGE.ORG WHILE YOU'RE IN THE KEEPING THE FAYTH MOOD...from 2005...Belafonte used a Hitler analogy when asked about what impact prominent blacks such as former Secretary of State Powell and current Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had on the Bush administration’s relations with minorities. “Hitler had a lot of Jews high up in the hierarchy of the Third Reich. Color does not necessarily denote quality, content or value,” Belafonte said in an exclusive interview with Cybercast News Service. “[If] a black is a tyrant, he is first and foremost a tyrant, then he incidentally is black. Bush is a tyrant and if he gathers around him black tyrants, they all have to be treated as they are being treated,” he added.

No Justice, No Peace: Jena, LA

To me No Justice, No Peace is pretty basic. Without justice, we live without peace. We want peace, we wish for true justice.

Recently a gross miscarriage of justice has come to light, Jana, LA.

The article below is pretty self-explanatory.

What you can do right now to express your support:
Join the Facebook
http://apps.facebook.com/causes/view_cause/5977

Sign the petition
http://www.petitiononline.com/mod_perl/petition-sign.cgi?aZ51CqmR

Beating Charges Split La. Town Along Racial LinesAll Things Considered, July 30, 2007 · As at hundreds of other high schools across America, black and white students at Jena High School in Jena, La., rarely sit together. The white students gather under a big shade tree in the courtyard, while black students congregate near the auditorium. But last year, a few days into the first semester, a new student, a freshman African American, asked the principal at an assembly, if he, too, could sit under the tree. He was told he could sit anywhere he liked. Three whi…