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Rania Masri Speech: ‘ Mr.Obama, What Is Barbaric?’

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Rania Masri A very moving speech by Rania Masri, the keynote speaker, during the ‘Texas For Gaza’ protest on August 2, 2014 in Austin, Texas. We apologize that the first words and last minutes of the speech were not captured due to phone recording problems. The opening began with, “Yesterday, the Obama administration said that…more »

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My Assimilation

Alvaro Sosa at University of California Santa Cruz

Written by Alvaro Sosa A Place To Play Marbles The first thing I noticed when I came into this country was the landscape, how everything seemed to be covered in cement, so much so that I looked around for a patch of dirt, but the only place I could find was the small circular patch…more »

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‘We Teach Life, Sir’

spoken-word by Rafeef Ziadah

Speak out by Rafeef Ziadah, London. Introduction by Debra Ellis One of Toronto’s most captivating spoken word artists is Rafeef Ziadah, a third-generation Palestinian refugee and community organizer. Rafeef Ziadah received an Ontario Arts Council Grant from the ‘Word of Mouth’ program to create her debut album, Hadeel, featuring music from other notable Toronto musicians…more »

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