Posts Tagged “Activism”

MLK Day in the Era of Trump

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MLK Day in the Era of Trump

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January each year. In his “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence” speech, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. warned us in 1967: “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce…

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Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

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Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

Mother of Mother’s Day & Women’s March to Ban the Bomb Mother’s Peace Day was a call to all mothers to rally for Peace. Mother’s for Peace faded away after President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the day as Mother’s Day in 1914. Anna Jarvis is known as the “Mother of Mother’s Day” who fought against the “hordes of…

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Earth Day, Science Marches and Earth Day Church

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Earth Day, Science Marches and Earth Day Church

Earth Day was birthed in 1970, after the massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 Earth Day created public support for the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Earth Day spurred the passage of the Clean Air Act, the Water Quality Improvement Act, the Endangered Species Act and other environmental laws. By Eileen Fleming Earth…

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Taking it to the Streets: March and Rally for The Nuclear Ban

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Taking it to the Streets: March and Rally for The Nuclear Ban

The Nuclear Ban is taking it to the streets of New York City on June 17, Led by The Women’s March Ban the Bomb who are uniting ALL genders, ages, races, abilities, nationalities, cultures, faiths, political affiliations and backgrounds to: March and Rally for The Nuclear Ban By Eileen Fleming Nine countries of the World…

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Meditating on Soul Whispers and Yoga Nidra Communities

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Meditating on Soul Whispers and Yoga Nidra Communities

Meditating means to think deeply or focus one’s mind for a period of time in silence Yoga Nidra offers an effortless way to meditate The term Yoga Nidra comes from two Sanskrit words, yoga meaning union or one-pointed awareness, and nidra which means sleep.   By Eileen Fleming As a spiritually driven political activist, I…

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Martin Luther King, Tom Hayden and April 4 2017

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Martin Luther King, Tom Hayden and April 4 2017

Martin Luther King was assassinated on April 4 1968  Rev. King and Tom Hayden are inspiring commitments to action for this April 4 By Eileen Fleming At UCLA’s Royce Hall on 19 February 2017, family and friends CELEBRATED THE LIFE OF TOM HAYDEN: A COMMITTED MAN Jane Fonda wrote: Tom died last October surrounded by…

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