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“I Am Not Nonviolent”: New Nina Simone Film Captures Singer and Activist’s Uncompromising Voice

ninaAs the Black Lives Matter movement grows across the country and the the nation mourns the death of the nine worshipers killed at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church, we look back at the life of one of the most important voices of the civil rights movement: the singer Nina Simone, known as the High Priestess of Soul. While Simone died in 2003, a new documentary, “What Happened, Miss Simone?,” sheds light on her music and politics. Her song “Mississippi Goddam” became an anthem of the civil rights movement. She wrote it in the wake of the assassination of Medgar Evers in Mississippi and the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, which killed four black children. We speak to the film’s director, Liz Garbus, and Al Schackman, Nina Simone’s guitarist and music director for over 40 years. Link to Democracy Now!

NINA SIMONE: [singing] Hound dogs on my trail
Schoolchildren sitting in jail
Black cat cross my path
I think every day’s gonna be my last

Lord have mercy on this land of mine
We all gonna get it in due time
I don’t belong here
I don’t belong there
I’ve even stopped believing in prayer

Don’t tell me
I’ll tell you
Me and my people just about due
I’ve been there so I know
They keep on saying “Go slow!”

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berlin news / international woman space / LMNB - Lager Mobilisation Network Berlin

An Email from women at #Niedstr to Frau #Tomaske

On the 27.05, the inhabitants of the Lager at Niedstr 1-2, sent to Frau Tomaske (LAF) the following complain. Until today, they didn’t receive any answer and there are no changes in this unsustainable situation. What is LAF waiting for? (Deutsch unten) Dear Frau Tomaske, In Soziale Initiative Niederlausitz e.v. Notunterkunft Neidstr 1-2 12159 Berlin,… Read more »

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Speech held by IWS in the International Women*s Day Berlin #womanday #weltfrautag

Posted originally by www.wirmachendas.jetzt  Photo: Inga Alice Lauenroth  We women of the world have united, and we shout: International Strike! We see sexist shit all over the world. In Russia, domestic violence has been decriminalised. In many places, girls are forced to marry and bear children. We see a rise in antifeminism here and everywhere…. Read more »

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Video: Emergency shelter in Wiesenstraße throws out Syrian refugee woman at night

Klick HERE for the Press Release which was published few days ago. Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/154353396 International Women Space got to know Viviana when she was still living the emergency shelter (Lager) at the Wiesenstraße, in Wedding, Berlin. On te 29th of January we went to the Notunterkunft to have a coffee with Viviana and… Read more »

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Conference on the Sudanese refugees’ situation in Germany (10 December on Skype)

Update 2: On 10/12/2020 we have a continuation of a workshop about Sudanese refugees from Schaumberg/Niedersachsen to discuss the refugees’ situation. This is the third workshop now, we are not going to be silent until the deportation will be stopped, until the isolation of refugees is broken, and until primary, secondary, and universal rights of… Read more »

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Daily Resistance Monthly Editorial Meeting continues on July, 9

On July 9, 2018, the current editorial team of >Daily Resistance< will continue its new monthly meeting. It is the third in a series of social and working get-togethers that tries to bring together people who want to share their ideas about the newspaper, who want to contribute and who want to work on upcoming… Read more »

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Kundgebung & Demo zur Räumung der Ohlauer/GHS, 11.01.2018, 7:45

Räumung der GHS am 11.01.2018 – Solidarität mit den Bewohner_innen. Eviction of GHS, 11.01.2018 – Call for solidarity Die Chronologie der GHS auf Deutsch und Englisch Pressestatement der Nachbarschaftsinitiative Ohlauer Straße (NIO), 19.7.2017: Wir kennen die beteiligten Menschen, wir respektieren die Umstände, wir erinnern die Absprachen Solidaritätsaufruf Andere Zustände ermöglichen (*aze) ____ DEUTSCH (English, French,… Read more »

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Nous revendiquons nos droits ! Nous exigeons des actes de naissance pour nos enfants !

Les droits de nos enfants sont niés. L’un des droits de chaque enfant est d’avoir un acte de naissance. Mais nos enfants ne l’ont pas. Ils sont nés à Brême, mais le Standesamt refuse de leur donner un acte de naissance. Et ils refusent d’inscrire le nom du père sur le acte de naissance, parce… Read more »

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Daily Resistance #8 is out!

10 pages of stories, statements and testimonies in Turkish, Greek, Urdu, Italian, Russian, English, Farsi, German, and French. The articles will be subsequently published here as single posts in the upcoming weeks. The PDF version can be read and downloaded down below You can order printed copies from January 16th by writing to: dailyresistance@systemli.org

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Camp Moria is on fire! Abolish all camps!

by Women in Exile For months, camp residents, activists and migrant organisations have been warning of a catastrophe in the camp in Moria. The warnings were ignored. The EU has preferred to sit back and try(!) to make the people into minor roles in its dirty theatre of deterrence. But they will never manage that!… Read more »

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Gemeinsames Gedenken an unseren Bruder Oury Jalloh am 7.1.2021 in Dessau & weiteren Orten

von Initiative in Gedenken an Oury Jallo Aufruf zum dezentralen Gedenken im Rahmen der (Corona-)Möglichkeiten Unser Bruder Oury Jalloh wurde am 07.01.2005 (RIP) von Polizisten auf dem Dessauer Polizeirevier in Gewahrsam bis zur Unkenntlichkeit verbrannt. Durch unabhängige Gutachten und Aufklärungsarbeit der letzten 15 Jahre konnte dies die Initiative mit faktischen Beweisen aufzeigen. Die deutsche Justiz… Read more »

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ANTI-DEPORTATION CAFÉ // LIEVER-KÜFA, Samstag 9. Januar

von No Border Assembly Corona zwingt uns, viele unserer Aktivitäten aus Eis zu legen und zuhause zu bleiben. Aber der Kampf gegen Abschiebungen kann nicht aufhören. In diesem Dezember wurden Massenabschiebungen per Charterflug nach Nigeria, Afghanistan, Guinea, Ghana, Albanien, Ukraine, Moldawien, Armenien, Serbien und Georgien durchgeführt.Jede Abschiebung ist ein Akt rassistischer Unterdrückung und potentiell lebensbedrohlich. Das während des Höhepunkts der Pandemie zu… Read more »

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Spendeaktion für Women in Exile Safe Space!

von Women in Exile Gerne spenden, um uns zu helfen, unseren eigenen Safer Space- Treffpunkt geflüchteter Frauen* um die Isolation in den Lagern zu durchbrechen- zu bewahren! Wir würden ihn gern in 2021 behalten können. Warum dieser Ort besonders für die geflüchteten Frauen* ein sehr wichtiger Treffpunkt ist und welche Aktivitäten trotz Corona in 2020… Read more »