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President Barack Obama’s speech

from

2008

when he was Senator Obama and a presidential candidate:   

‘A More Perfect Union,’

this speech addressed the issues of racism in America.

President Obama NAMED our America.

T/his speech was made eleven years ago in Philadelphia.

T/HIS speech is

RELEVANT / RAW CLEAR SIGHT

NOW!

YES, DO WATCH.

 

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ELEVEN YEARS LATER,

“WHITE SAVIOR”

TELLS OUR AMERICA’S

REALITY

YES, DO WATCH.

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TEN YEARS LATER,

THIS
IS
AMERICA

YES, DO WATCH.

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https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88478467

The following is a transcript of the remarks of Democratic Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, delivered March 18, 2008, in Philadelphia at the Constitution Center. In it, Obama addresses the role race has played in the presidential campaign. He also responds to criticism of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, an unpaid campaign adviser and pastor at Obama’s Chicago church. Wright has made inflammatory remarks about the United States and has accused the country of bringing on the Sept. 11 attacks by spreading terrorism.

“We the people, in order to form a more perfect union …” — 221 years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, launched America’s improbable experiment in democracy. Farmers and scholars, statesmen and patriots who had traveled across an ocean to escape tyranny and persecution finally made real their declaration of independence at a Philadelphia convention that lasted through the spring of 1787.
The document they produced was eventually signed but ultimately unfinished. It was stained by this nation’s original sin of slavery, a question that divided the colonies and brought the convention to a stalemate until the founders chose to allow the slave trade to continue for at least 20 more years, and to leave any final resolution to future generations.
FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN                                                              Catherine L. Johnson 2013

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NEW BREED LEADERS,

PLEASE NAME/TELL THE TRUTH.

TRUTH IS INTEGRITY.

NAMING BREAKS THROUGH

DENIAL / OBFUSCATION / SHELL GAMES / COLLUSION.

FREEDOM.

ADAPT.   IMPROVISE.   OVERCOME.

NOW.

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“Courage is not supplementary but central

to the enterprise of truthtelling.”

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Our NATION,
OUR AMERICA,

NEEDS

WARM/MORAL COURAGE ACTIONS!

Enough CHILLING HORRIFIC hypocrisy of elected officials.
“THOUGHTS/PRAYERS” + NRA $$$$ = ?
Thoughts +  prayers will NOT reverse trauma.
GOD did NOT do this and nor did plant life.

THIS IS A CHILLING “MADE IN AMERICA” CREATION.

MOBILIZE WARM ACTIONS.

STOP GUN VIOLENCE KILLINGS.

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FYI:

“WARM”

EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY

https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/01/05/us/05storm-01ALTSUB/merlin_131861075_ab81464f-32c5-48d7-804f-56a9960839c6-superJumbo.jpg

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HOMELESSNESS

CAN

HAPPEN

TO

ANYONE.”

UNION GOSPEL MISSION

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SILENCE
America, land of the free?
Images of real life tell us the truth.
Have our minds become numb,
mouths paralyzed, avoiding confrontation?
We were put on this Earth
not to hate each other but to love.
understanding fear of those who suffer.
We must not let silence be our sin.
– Kari Irene Musil
Twin Cities based jazz musician/composer and writer

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Keeping empathy suppressed and denied, when an innate action of  humane courage is imperative, is a decision to be silence itself
–  to be complicit.
All of us have been blessed with someone’s humane actions of kindness, when our worlds seemed to have shattered, that fortified our hope, our faith, our courage, our body and mind.
Practicing humanity begins with you and me.
The measure of our character is our capacity to see/reality, empathize/compassion and do the right thing/step UP moral courage.
Recall the times when your world was fragile, and someone’s actions of “SEEING” you and, in turn, they stepped UP and fulfilled your need
– a testament of radiant RADICAL HOPE.

YES?
PAY/PASS IT FORWARD!

CLJ
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/about/

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 VALENTINE’S DAY

THROUGH

SUNDAY 

18 FEBRUARY

 

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*LOWERTOWN*

ST. PAUL

WARMS

ST. PAUL

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OUR WINTERS = BONE SHATTERING COLD

 

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OUR FELLOW ST. PAULITES NEED

HATS / MITTENS / SCARVES / SOCKS

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HONOR YOUR WARM HEART.

 DONATE

WARM!

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NOW

THROUGH

SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY

@

TWO NORTHERN WAREHOUSE RESTAURANTS

308 PRINCE STREET / LOWERTOWN ST. PAUL

– STATIONS  OF THE ONLY

WARM

DONATION BOXES*

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BLACK DOG CAFÉ *

http://blackdogstpaul.com/

 

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KYATCHI *

http://www.kyatchi.com/

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Black Dog Café has served Lowertown with their warm and relaxed presence for over 20 years. They now host a full bar and serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner from their scratch kitchen.
They will be serving a special fish offering throughout Lent.

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Kyatchi opened their Lowertown location in December 2017. They offer happy oceans and plate up sustainable ingredients – especially with a focus on sustainable fish and seafood.

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RECIPIENT/DISTRIBUTOR of ITEMS:

UNION GOSPEL MISSION

https://www.ugmtc.org/

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THE WARM BOXES ARE SET UP + WAITING!


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“WHY ARE WE MAKING THEM?”

Donald Trump

“THEM” aka NUCLEAR WEAPONS

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PLEASE

WATCH THE AD BELOW

AS IF Y/OUR WORLD

DEPENDED ON IT

– BECAUSE Y/OUR WORLD

NEEDS TO BE

INFORMED 

NOW!

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BUTTON. IMPULSIVE. NUCLEAR WEAPONS.

THE WORLD’S FUTURE IS IN Y/OUR VOTE.

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HOW/WHAT DO U/WE DECIDE? 

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Male viewers who watched THIS ad

presenting the REAL POSSIBILITY of TRUMP

having access to the nuclear button

in a REAL CRISIS, in REAL TIME,

as PRESIDENT of the USA

were

SEVEN percentage points

more likely to SUPPORT CLINTON

over TRUMP

compared to those who

DID NOT

watch the ad.

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I/WE must make sure megatons

of swing voters see this ad

—especially now that the  Presidential race

has really tightened and access to

the NUCLEAR CODES

is the OUTCOME of ALL Presidential elections.

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WHAT IS NEEDED IN A REAL CRISIS

WHEN THAT IRREVOCABLE OPTION

WOULD BE CONSIDERED:

STEADINESS.

A MULTI-SPHERIC CAPACITY OF VISIONING

FORESEEABLE  CONSEQUENCES

and

WHO TO CALL TO THAT SOLEMN TABLE.

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CERTAINLY NOT AN INDIVIDUAL WHO THINKS

THEY KNOW MORE THAN

OUR FIVE STAR MILITARY GENERALS,

OR WHO THINKS THEY KNOW MORE

THAN INFORMED/EXPERIENCED

INTELLIGENCE EXPERTS IN SPECIFIC/ INTERCONNECTED

VOLATILE REGIONS IN THE WORLD

AND WHO HAS A MANCRUSH ON PUTIN.

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THAT “WING IT” INDIVIDUAL IS A FATAL ATTRACTION.

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THAT INDIVIDUAL,

A LIVING DEFINITION OF HUBRIS,

THAT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE,

IS A

DEADLY

WILD CARD.

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THE WORLD ALREADY HAS:

Kim Jong-un/ North Korea’s Supreme Leader,

Ali Khameni/ Iran’s Supreme Leader,

Vladimir Putin, President of Russia

(Trump’s man crush),

and 

Rodrigo Duterte/ President of Philippines

DEALT IN @ THE WORLD’S  SOLEMN TABLE.

THEY HAVE MADE IT INTO THEIR

OWN “POKER TABLE”…

https://i0.wp.com/img07.deviantart.net/5274/i/2016/102/2/5/snakes_playing_poker_by_meganmosier-d9yp01a.jpg

 

 

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https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f4/The_Scream.jpg

The Scream    Edvard Munch   1893

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As the defining image of the Expressionist movement, The Scream stands as a pivotal work in the history of art. Munch created the image in the mid-1890s as the central element of his celebrated Frieze of Life series. The powerfully-rendered, blood-red sky presents the viewer with the reality of Munch’s experience at the moment he is gripped by anxiety in the hills above Oslo. Like his Dutch contemporary Vincent van Gogh, Munch’s desire was to paint a new form of reality rooted in psychological experience, rather than visual. It is this projection of Munch’s mental state that was so artistically innovative – a landscape of the mind, whose impact is still felt in the art of today.

 

An icon of global visual culture, The Scream is instantly recognizable – from Beijing to Moscow to New York. Since its creation at the turn of the 20th century, the provocative work has only gained relevance and impact over time. The haunting composition stands as the visual embodiment of modern anxiety and existential dread, referenced by everyone from Andy Warhol to The Simpsons. Edvard Munch and The Scream have been the subject of countless books, scholarly articles, films and museum exhibitions.

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PLEASE, PLEASE,

PLEASE SEND

THIS WordPress entry

TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW

and, IN TURN, THEY SEND IT ON

TO EVERYONE THEY KNOW!

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Y/OUR WORLD DEPENDS

ON KNOWING

WHO TRUMP IS,

WHAT HE IS CAPABLE OF

and

HOW HE WILL RESPOND

IN A REAL CRISIS.

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THERE IS NO REVERSAL

ONCE THE NUCLEAR BUTTON

IS PRESSED.

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IT IS IRREVOCABLE.

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NO WHOOPS.

NO REGRETS

IN THE AFTERMATH.

IT IS DONE.

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PERIOD.

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TRUMP IS: 

WAAAAY 2 ERRATIC;

WAAAAY 2 IMPULSIVE;

WAAAY 2 UNINFORMED;

WAAY 2 ARROGANT;

WAAAY 2 A “LOOSE CANNON”

and, most harrowing,

WAAAY 2 FIXATED 

ON USING

NUCLEAR WEAPONS…

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“YOU ARE FIRED!”

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TRUMP’S FAVORITE

IRREVOCABLE LINE,

DECLARATION

and

RESPONSE.

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VOTE

https://www.hillaryclinton.com

https://i0.wp.com/thesmokinggun.com/sites/default/files/assets/hfalogox16.jpg

FOR Y/OUR

FUTURE IN THE WORLD.

https://i0.wp.com/www.thesleuthjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/hillary-clinton-2016.jpg

 

 

 

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The Power of Looking,

from Emmett Till

to Philando Castile

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-power-of-looking-from-emmett-till-to-philando-castile?mbid=gnep&intcid=gnep&google_editors_picks=true
Mamie Till Bradley and Diamond Reynolds
both shared their sorrow with the world.
They asked onlookers to view the bodies of two black men
and see a son, a brother, a boyfriend, a loved one.

Looking is hard.

It shakes us and haunts us, and it comes with responsibilities and risks.
But, by allowing us all to look,
Bradley and Reynolds offered us real opportunities for empathy.
Bradley’s moral courage galvanized a generation of civil-rights activists.
We have yet to see how far Reynolds’s bravery will take us.

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President Obama addressed the deaths of two black men who were killed in police shootings this week — incidents that sparked outrage and demands for justice around the country — and said the incidents were “not isolated” but rather “symptomatic of a of a broader set of racial disparities.”

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“We have seen tragedies like this too many times,”

the PRESIDENT OBAMA said in Warsaw.

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All of us as Americans should be troubled by these shootings,”

he continued.

“These are not isolated incidents,

they are symptomatic of a broader set of racial disparities

that exist in our criminal justice system.”

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/president-obama-address-police-shootings/story?id=40419109

 

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My/OUR Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton, addresses the killing of Philando Castile.

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At a press conference Thursday,  Minnesota Gov. Dayton, called the shooting

“totally unacceptable.”

He said he found both the shooting and the aftermath

“absolutely appalling at all levels,

” noting in particular that no first aid was provided to Castile,

while other police officers did attend

to the officer who fired the shots”.

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Dayton also criticized the “stark treatment” of Reynolds by police.

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“Justice will be served,” Dayton said.

“Justice must be served.”

“Would this have happened if those passengers,

the driver and the passengers, were white?”

asked Dayton.

“I don’t think it would have.

So I’m forced to confront,

and I think all of us in Minnesota are forced to confront,

that this kind of racism exists.”

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http://video.startribune.com/girlfriend-who-recorded-video-describes-what-happened/385878211/

Diamond Reynolds describes St. Anthony officer who shot

DEAD her boyfriend as ‘very frantic’

Reynolds reconstructed Wednesday night’s shooting and what transpired after her viral video ends

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“CD MAN” of Baton Rouge aka Alton Sterling killed with MULTIPLE SHOTS

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WARNING VERY GRAPHIC

GRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF BATON ROUGE POLICE SHOOTING TO DEATH
A CITIZEN – WHO WAS A REGULAR STREET VENDOR OF CD

 

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MARVIN GAYE

WHAT’S GOING ON

PLEASE WATCH! HIS INTRODUCTION IS POIGNANT/DEVASTATING.

 

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James Baldwin Tells Us All How to Cool It This Summer

Is it too late, now, to put out the fire this time?
An interview, forty-seven years later.
http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/interviews/a23960/james-baldwin-cool-it/

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LIVING IN FEAR BECAUSE HOW GOD

SHAPED/COLORED YOUR SACRED BODY.

LIVING IN FEAR WHEN AN ACTION

MAY BE FATALLY MIS-INTERPRETED.

LIVING IN FEAR BECAUSE YOU ARE YOU.

AMERICA NAME THE WHY NOW!

ENOUGH WAS A LONG, LONG TIME AGO!

 

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HUMANITY SERIES : FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN_CATHERINE L.JOHNSON 2013; CATHERINE L. JOHNSON;FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN                                       Catherine L. Johnson 2013

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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN 2013:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/05/02/depraved-heart-murder-marilyn-mosby-attorney-general-of-maryland-homicide-of-freddie-gray-freshdriedblood-humanity-portfolio-2013-catherine-l-johnson-artist/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2014/11/27/freshdriedbloodiamhuman-ferguson-usa-prevailing-narratives-moral-courage-creative-courage-why/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2013/09/08/no-woman-no-cry-no-shrieks-no-woman-no-cry-no-shrieks-i-cannot-bear-to-hear-people-crying-in-pain-if-you-know-and-were-told-you-are-complicit-to-the-psychic-damages-injuries-of-others/
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2015/11/14/humanly-possible-the-empathy-exhibition-instinct-art-gallery-21-november-2015-16-january-2016-freshdriedbloodiamhuman-2013-catherine-l-johnson-the-humanity-port/

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Philando Castile and Alton Sterling  were murdered by the police because (fill in the blank lines):

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Both were men who were loved/cherished and were irreplaceable sparkling  jewels
to their friends,  families and communities.

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They were feared by their own community’s police

because they were BLACK men.

They were not red, white or blue men.

They were AMERICAN men who were murdered by their own community police

who are, allegedly, trained to protect ALL citizens.

They are being profoundly mourned by the people who loved them.

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And, our nation has revealed its true colors once again and once again

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http://www.hymnary.org/page/fetch/FHOP/410/low/451

 

O say can you see,
by the dawn’s early light,


what so proudly we hailed
at the twilight’s last gleaming,
whose broad stripes and bright stars,
through the perilous fight,
o’er the ramparts we watched,
were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket’s red glare,
the bombs bursting in air,
gave proof through the night
that our flag was still there.
O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
o’er the land of the free
and the home of the brave?


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O thus be it ever,
when freemen shall stand
between their loved homes
and the war’s desolation!

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Blest with victory and peace,
may the heaven-rescued land
praise the Power that hath made
and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must,
when our cause it is just,
and this be our motto,
“In God we trust.”
And the star-spangled banner
in triumph shall wave
o’er the land of the free

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These executions of American men are shockingly tragic

and

a sucker punch to our democracy,

yet, another disclosure of embedded bias and fear.

Police in America need to be trained in HOW to recognize

their own bias, bigotry and their reflexive FEARS.

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Snipers shoot 11 Dallas police officers during protest rally, killing four, police say
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/07/07/two-police-officers-reported-shot-in-downtown-dallas-near-scene-of-earlier-protests/

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Jesse Williams’ ACCEPTANCE SPEECH for the  2016 BET Humanitarian Award:
 https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/06/27/jesse-williams-accepting-the-humanitarian-award-at-the-bet-awards-on-sunday26-june-in-la-gentrifying-our-genius-and-then-trying-us-on-like-costumes-before-discarding-our-bodies-like-rinds-of-s/

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Like a garden and a gardener:

what blooms/flourishes in a nation reveals what it

sows / tends / values and ultimately cherishes:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/darkness-cannot-drive-out-darkness-hate-cannot-drive-out-hate-the-trump-brand-is-not-the-character-of-a-leader-in-the-worlds-theatre-what-is-calling-out-violen/

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I created an e-card for the birthday of my dear, since childhood, friend, Rob.
Today is his birthday: 8 July.

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My cherished friend is a PA for the Center of International Health.
CIH is the FIRST place where refugees come as they enter Minnesota
Rob commissioned an original of my Pine Tree: HOPE  2005 (42″ H x 28″W) for CIH.
(Pine Tree: HOPE 2005 was created as a PRAYER for the deafening despair
of the those who survived/died in the wake of Hurricane Katrina 2005.)

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Rob’s response/reply to my e-card HAPPY BIRTHDAY:

Oh thank you.

Except my heart is aching for our society.

Very scary times.

I take joy today in welcoming 2 newly arrived Bhutanese refugee families

who still see America as a land of equality, freedom, and opportunity.

RC

 

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NO WOMAN NO CRY NO SHRIEKS NO WOMAN NO CRY NO SHRIEKS + I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN + IF YOU KNOW AND WERE TOLD: YOU ARE COMPLICIT TO THE PSYCHIC DAMAGES + INJURIES OF OTHERS + THE HUMANITY PORTFOLIO 2013 CATHERINE L. JOHNSON

FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN CATHERINE L. JOHNSON 2013; CATHERINE L. JOHNSON;

 

FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN                   CATHERINE L. JOHNSON 2013 

 

NO WOMAN NO CRY BOB MARLEY + THE WAILERS
 

 

 

 

 

 

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

NO WOMAN

NO CRY

NO SHRIEKS

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

 

 

 

 

NO WOMAN NO CRY BOB MARLEY + THE WAILERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

I CANNOT CREATE/BREATHE/LIVE

IN AN ENVIRONMENT

WHERE YOU CAN HEAR

OR

ARE TOLD OF STORIES OF

WOMEN

SHRIEKING, CRYING, SCREAMING

IN

PAIN

WITH THEIR BODIES BOUND

AND

WHIPS LASHING ON FLESH

AND

IT

IS

CALLED

“MY

ART

FORM”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PEOPLE WHO HEAR AND ARE HERE

IN THE SAME NEIGHBORHOOD!

WE

DID NOT CONSENT

TO

PSYCHIC INJURY.

THOSE WHO HEAR ARE  MADE HELPLESS.

THEY ARE NOT PROTECTED NOR UPHELD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLACK AND BLUE

BODY+SOULS

NOT DISCLOSED IN THE HANDBOOK.

NOT DISCLOSED IN THE SELECTION COMMITTEE.

NOT TOLD IN THE TOUR.

SNOWED!

IF YOU KNOW AND WERE TOLD, and DID NOTHING:

YOU ARE COMPLICIT

TO THE

PSYCHIC DAMAGES + INJURIES 

OF

OTHERS.

 

 

 

YOU ARE A SHEEP.

 

 

 

 

SAFE WORD:

TAKE IT AWAY FROM HERE.

NO WOMAN NO CRY

 

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 WHY WERE YOU COMPLICIT

WHEN YOU WERE TOLD

OF THE

WOUNDING

OF THE

NON-CONSENTING

OTHERS WHO SUFFER?

 

 

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WHY WAS THIS PERSON

GIVEN A “PASS” AT EVERY LEVEL?

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HOW DARE YOU!

A NEIGHBORHOOD IS A COMMUNITY

 

 

 

 

 

WHERE PEOPLE ARE:

LISTENED TO,

CARED FOR,

RESPECTED,

DIGNIFIED,

FEEL SAFE

IN BODY AND SOUL

SEEN AS EQUALS WITH EQUAL RIGHTS.

 

 

 

THE HUMANITY PORTFOLIO

 

 

 

A COMMUNITY

IS A

SOCIAL CONTRACT

OF

CIVILITY.

NOT DOMINANCE AND SUBJUGATION

NOR

ARROGANCE AND HUMILIATION

THAT IS TYRANNY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

YES, I AM ANGRY, VERY ANGRY.

I AM HUMAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I CANNOT BEAR TO HEAR PEOPLE CRYING IN PAIN.

SHRIEKS OF PAIN ARE NOT PLEASURABLE FOR ME.

I DID NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS.

I NEED MY SOLITUDE TO CREATE!

THE ENVIRONMENT IS NOXIOUS WITH THIS DARK ENERGY

– NEGATING SERENITY, SAFETY, SOLITUDE.

WHY DID YOU DO NOTHING?

 

 

 

 

 

 

AND, YES, YOU WERE SNOWED,

MADE COMPLICIT

AND

ULTIMATELY CONDONE?

 

 

 

 

 

“There is just to much heartache

around woman and men

on the subject of abuse

sexual exploitation

and

objectification…”

 

 

 

 

WE DO NOT WANT TO BE COMPLICIT, CONDONE + CELEBRATE THIS HEARTACHE.

THIS ENERGY DRIVES ITSELF DEEP INTO THE SOUL AND THE LIMBIC BRAIN.

 

 

 

 

A HUMAN, WHO IS NOT CONSENTING, ARE FORCED TO DIS-ASSOCIATE

FROM THE REALITY OF HEARING WOMEN

CRYING,

BEING BEATEN,

FOR PLEASURE

– SHRIEKING, CRYING OUT IN PAIN.

 

 

 

IT IS NOT MUSIC FOR THE NON-CONSENTING INDIVIDUALS WHO HEAR.

WE ARE MADE COMPLICIT.

 

 

 

 

HUMANS ARE HARD WIRED TO BE EMPATHETIC.

PERIOD.

 

 

 

NO ACTION. DO NOTHING.

” THE BYSTANDER EFFECT”:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MARVIN GAYE WAS SENSUOUS.

ROBIN THICKE’S “BLURRED LINES” IS NOT,

IT IS A COMMODITY WITH THE MESSAGE THAT WOMEN ALWAYS MEAN YES.

 

 

 

 

WOMEN AS COMMODITY:

PLIABLE, SUBMISSIVE,

CLAY THAT CAN BE SHAPED

BY SOMEONE ELSE’S WILL.

GUTTING.

DISEMPOWERING.

 

 

 

 

 

I DO NOT ENJOY LISTENING TO DOGS’ HOWLS

WHILE BEING WHIPPED.

DO YOU?

 

 

I DO NOT CONSIDER THE VICIOUS BEATING ANOTHER HUMAN/ANIMAL AN ART FORM?

DO YOU?

 

 

 

I DO NOT CONSIDER THE TORTURE

AT

GUANTANAMO BAY

AN “ART FORM”

– THE ACTIONS WERE KEPT FROM THE PUBLIC EYE

KNOWING REVULSION WOULD BE HUMANITY’S RESPONSE.

SIMPLY KNOWING

THE MULTIPLE LEVELS OF ACTIONS

OF HUMAN’S INHUMANITY

TO OTHER HUMANS

 DOES NOT EVOKE BEAUTY FOR ME.

DOES IT TO YOU?

 

 

 

 

IS IT A PRIVATE SEX LIFE THAT ANYONE CAN HEAR?

TURN UP THE MUSIC LOUD

IS THAT THE SIGNAL/ PRELUDE

OF VIOLENCE

TO WOMEN AS SEX OR AS ART?

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHY IS THE

“ART FORM”

THAT NOONE CAN SEE

-PRIVATE

AND

IS NOT LIST PUBLICALLY?

 

 

WHERE IS THE “ART FORM’S” WEBSITE?

 

 

 

WHAT IS BEAUTIFUL FOR YOU

TO WATCH, LISTEN TO + TO DO?

WHY IS THERE NOT AN OPEN DIALOGUE OF THIS “ART FORM”?

REPRISAL?

AND, THE USUAL TURNING THE TABLE ON THE COMPLAINANT

AND

SHAMING THEM

– TYPICAL MANIPULATION/MANEUVER

AND

EXAMPLE

OF

DOMINANCE  AND SUBJUGATION.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I LOVE MAPPLETHORPE’S WORK.

HIS WEAVE OF EROTIC AND CLASSICISM AND HOMOSEXUALITY.

THE BEAUTY AND THE CONCEPT WAS THE ART.

 

 

 

 

THE HUMANITY PORTFOLIO

 

 

 

 

The Milgram experiment

on obedience to authority figures 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1zlCybdvdg

was a series of social psychology experiments
 conducted by  Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram,

which measured the willingness

of study participants

to obey an authority figure 

who instructed them to perform acts

 that conflicted with their

personal conscience.

 
Researchers at Harvard University have discovered that our experience of pain
 depends in part on whether we think someone caused the pain intentionally.
 
 
 Participants in a study who believed they were getting an electrical shock
from another person on purpose,
 rather than accidentally,
rated the shock as more painful
 than those receiving the same shock thinking it was an accident.
 
 
Participants seemed to get used to shocks that were delivered unintentionally,
 but those given on purpose had a fresh sting every time.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

HUMANS ARE HARD WIRED TO BE EMPATHETIC.

PERIOD.

 

 

HUMANITY RISES!

FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN CATHERINE L. JOHNSON 2013; CATHERINE L. JOHNSON;

FRESHDRIEDBLOODIAMHUMAN                   CATHERINE L. JOHNSON 2013 

 

 

 

 

 

I DO NOT WANT TO BE PSYCHICALLY INFLICTED

WITH THIS KNOWLEDGE OF THIS

“ART FORM”

ANY FURTHER.

 

 

IT HAS STEEPED MY DREAMS.

 

 

IT HAS RIPPED APART MY CREATIVE PROCESS.

IT HAS STOLEN MY SAFETY + MY FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION.

AND, IT IS TOLERATED, CONDONED,

IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD

AND

BY THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

 

SHEEP.

 

Apparently, this person

has come to believe

 that this practice in a community

where children live

 of this  person’s “art form”

is

above the law and the by-laws,

and

has some exceptional privilege

to disregard

the rights of others.

WHY?WHY?WHY?WHY?

 

 

 

 

I CAN NO LONGER BREATHE WHERE I LIVE,

BECAUSE  NOW I KNOW WHEN

THE MUSIC TURNS UP LOUD…

I SEE THE COLLATERAL DAMAGE ON MY NEIGHBORS

AS THEY HEAR WOMEN CRY OUT IN PAIN

IN THIS PERSON/PRACTITIONER’S

LOCKED ROOM.

 

THE COMPLAINANTS ARE MADE HELPLESS.

HUMANITY IS HARD WIRED

TO RESPOND TO DISTRESS.

 

THE COMPLAINANTS ARE NAMED

THE VICTIMIZER!

SHAMED. BLAMED.

 

 

 

 

THE HUMANITY PORTFOLIO

 

 

 

 

 

AS A CHILD,

I HEARD THE SHRIEKING CRIES OF CHILDREN

IN EXCRUCIATING PAIN.

PAIN  DELIVERED BY PRACTITIONERS

 WHILE I LIVED IN THE HOSPITAL.

HELPLESS.

WE WERE GIVEN DEMEROL IF WE WEPT WITH THEM.

I WOULD SING TO THEM WHILE MY BODY WAS FROZEN,

UNABLE TO MOVE,

IN A BODY CAST.

I WOULD SING.

AND, I WOULD TAP OUT MY TEARS

WITH MY INDEX FINGER.

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