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Palestinian Keffiyeh at the Georgia State Capital

palestineI don’t have many resources or much money to give and the building of a peoples movement is taking quite a while, so usually all I have is my actions to make a statement. Yesterday at the Georgia State Capital, republican right wing State Senators honored Israel in the “normal” uncritical self-righteous way. So today I wore a Palestinian Keffiyeh at the Georgia State Capital, particularly in the State Senate session. I got some great double takes, angry looks and some interesting questions. A small act of resistance but one I could offer.

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About Kamau Franklin (80 Articles)
Kamau has been a dedicated community activist and organizer for over twenty years, first in New York City and now based in the south. He has been a leading member of several grassroots organizations dedicated to the ideas of Malcolm X on self-determination. He has organized on various issues including youth organizing and development, police misconduct, and creating sustainable urban communities. Kamau has led and developed community cop-watch programs, freedom school programs for youth, large scale community gardens and alternatives to incarceration. He can be followed on twitter @kamaufranklin.

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