Week in Review: World News & Editorial – January 22-28
Garn Press values primary sources and seeks out original video accounts and world news to report, share, and annotate with Garn Press readers.
Dignity for My Yemeni Students & the Inhumanity of Trump’s Anti-Muslim Immigration Ban
He [Trump] does not speak for us or represent our views. We condemn his racist and xenophobic actions, most recently the executive order he signed yesterday that temporarily bans citizens – including refugees – of Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen and Iran from entering the United States. Read guest feature.
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO GALLERY: Women’s March on Washington – Sister March – New York City Jan 21, 2017
On January 21st 2017, New York City proudly joined the Women’s March on Washington and the international community to march in support of equality, civil rights, and human dignity for every human. Gallery made possible through your support on Patreon. View Black & White Photo Gallery.
Courage Will Not Skip This Generation. The Voices of Women Who Made History At the March in Washington D.C. January 21st 2017
One after another, young women of color and diverse heritage spoke with eloquence and passion at the Women’s March in Washington. They were not afraid of the harsh and crude truth that Donald J. Trump, the newly elected President of the United States, has no moral authority and that his presidency is unacceptable. Read Feature.
GARN PHOTO GALLERY: Women’s March on Washington – Sister March – New York City January 21, 2017
At the Women’s March on Washington wisdom was theirs but there were no illusions of victory in the crowd or in what the speakers said. They all knew this is the beginning of the fight. View Photo Gallery.
FULL RALLY VIDEO: Women’s March on Washington – January 21, 2017 and List of Organizations and Advocacy Groups
At the Women’s March on Washington wisdom was theirs but there were no illusions of victory in the crowd or in what the speakers said. They all knew this is the beginning of the fight. Watch.
A Minority President: Why the Polls Failed, And What the Majority Can Do by George Lakoff
The American majority must create an online citizen communication network — or multiple networks — to spread its positive American values and truths as antidotes to those small towns with in-group nurturance as the Trump swamp swamps them! Read Feature.
On Donald Trump, Nelson Mandela, Racism and Making Friends with Your Enemies by Charlene Smith, Biographer of President Nelson Mandela
After receiving a Congressional Gold Medal on Oct. 6, 1994 (14 years before being removed from the Terrorism Watchlist), President Mandela said: “At the end, goodwill prevailed. At the end, the overwhelming majority, both black and white, decided to invest in peace.” This is my prayer for the land that has given hope to so many. In years to come may you look back at the courage you found, and the enhanced love you have for our United States of America. Read Feature.