Jamar Clark, 11/15/15 Minneapolis, MN:
Two Minneapolis police officers shot Clark, claiming he “interfered” with emergency responders helping an assault victim. Activists and witnesses maintain that Clark was unarmed and handcuffed when he was shot.
No officers have been charged with a crime for killing Jamar.
About 17,000 jazz fans are expected to attend about 30 shows during the 12th annual Portland Jazz Festival, which kicked off Feb. 17, and runs through Sunday, March 1.
“Working Americans and organized labor face an unprecedented bipartisan attack by the Democrats and Republicans in this November’s elections. As long-time labor activists, we urge a vote for the Green Party national ticket including Dr. Jill Stein.”
Writing, poetry, creative expression and the blues have everything to do with good, evil and the difference between.
“I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It’s amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.”
“Our strategy should be
not only to confront empire,
but to lay siege to it.
To deprive it of oxygen.
To shame it. To mock it.
With our art, our music, our literature,
our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance,
our sheer relentlessness – and our ability
to tell our own stories. Stories that are
different from the ones we’re being
brainwashed to believe. ― Arundhati Roy
Dr. Jill Stein can provide the critical transition from exporting munitions, terror and war… to exporting knowledge, technology and peace in our time.
2015 Cathedral Park Jazz Fest July 17, 18 and 19 Friday thru Sunday
Get the Skinny! http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/cathedralparkjazz
Speaking Truth to Power Since 1981
Mark your calendars for the 2015 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, July 17th, 18th & 19th! As always, this is a free event to the community!