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Opening reception for “Ancestral Art” Indigenous Voices, An Artists’ Benefit for Haitian Peasant Groups.


On Friday, March 8, 2013, West Michigan Center for Peacebuilding will host the opening reception for “Ancestral Art” Indigenous Voices, An Artist Benefit for Haitian Peasant Groups. Continue reading

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Remnants of Route 66; the Collage Art of Jewly Warren


The collage art of Jewly Warren depicts 50’s pop culture in an absurd mashup of surrealist slapstick americana Continue reading

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99 Acts of Revolution in 2012: #7 Hearing another voice of dissent


As part of my resolution to commit myself to 99 Acts of Revolution (big & small) in 2012, I attended the recent appearance of Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam at Fountain St Church in Grand Rapids MI on March 1st, 2012.

After the last decade of conservatives in the government and media waging war on people of color, people from different religions, people from poor countries, and everyone else not perfectly “white and right” in the eyes of the Conservative American God, many people are starting to tune out all of the propaganda and see for themselves what is really happening out there in the real world. This is a large part of why I chose to attend the event.

After several local community activists and student leaders addressed the audience of over 1,000 people, Minister Farrakhan spoke for over an hour on duty, responsibility, and self-sufficency. Continue reading

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99 Acts of Revolution in 2012: #6 Occupy the Airwaves


As part of my New Year’s Resolution to commit myself to committing 99 acts of revolution (big & small) in 2012, I bring you to my latest act of rebellion #6: Occupy the Airwaves Continue reading

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99 Acts of Revolution in 2012: #4 Attend a lecture on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


As part of my New Year’s Resolution for 2012 I have been committed to performing 99 acts of Revolution (big and small) in an effort to make this world a better place to live in. My latest action was to attend at lecture on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to educate myself about the current state of affairs. Continue reading

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99 Acts of Revolution in 2012: #5 Attend a Campaign Event


As part of my project to commit 99 Acts of Revolution (big & small) in 2012, I took the opportunity to attend a campaign event when VP Joe Biden visited  American Seating Co in Grand Rapids, MI on February 1st, … Continue reading

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99 acts of revolution in 2012; #3 Join a movement


In keeping with my New Years Eve 2012 Resolution, I have dedicated myself to committing “99 acts of Revolution (big & small)”.  I have been very busy getting involved in all kinds of political oriented activities in just the first … Continue reading

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