Alice Walker

THEY WILL ALWAYS BE MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN YOU

THEY WILL ALWAYS BE MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN YOU ©2015 by Alice Walker They will always be More beautiful Than you The people you are killing. You think it is hatred That you feel But it is really envy. You imagine if you destroy them We will forget How tall they stood How level Their gaze … Continue reading THEY WILL ALWAYS BE MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN YOU

Alice Walker Declines Request To Publish Israeli Edition Of The Color Purple

Introduction This article, first published in 2012, is being re-posted per request. Alice Walker's voice is never dated and her stand for justice has become a model for numerous artists, authors, and musicians. Thank you Alice Walker for leading the way! ~ Cognitive Liberty Pulitzer prize-winning author cites 'apartheid and persecution of the Palestinian people' … Continue reading Alice Walker Declines Request To Publish Israeli Edition Of The Color Purple

Celebrating International Freedom Day In Gaza

People from around the world stand in solidarity with Gaza, a community of people so squeezed by Israeli occupation, yet so resilient and lively. We celebrate International Freedom Day in Gaza with some of the activists who joined the US Freedom Flotilla to Gaza to break the blocade. We asked them why they joined: "What … Continue reading Celebrating International Freedom Day In Gaza

Questions About The Alice Walker Case

Barbara Harvey wrote the following summary of the University of Michigan controversy to the Jewish Voice for Peace-Detroit Coordinating Committee and allowed us to publish it. --Ed. In a nutshell, the globally worshipped Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker was invited -- and then "disinvited" to be the featured speaker at the U of M Center … Continue reading Questions About The Alice Walker Case

Alice Walker Addresses University Of Michigan Issue

In Case You’ve Ever Wondered How It Is Done: Censorship by Purse String An Invitation to speak at the 50th Anniversary for the Center for Education of Women at the University of Michigan has been withdrawn. "I’m saddened to write this because I’m a proponent of free speech and have been brought up to allow … Continue reading Alice Walker Addresses University Of Michigan Issue

"I Will Not Vote For Evil; I Want A Different System"

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Alice Walker's, Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Color Purple. She was recently at George Mason University reading from this great work. She agreed to share a poem when asked by Amy Goodman who was with Alice during the inauguration of President Obama in 2008. ALICE WALKER: Yes, I’d like … Continue reading "I Will Not Vote For Evil; I Want A Different System"