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Posted by Fred 2012-10-07 00:00||
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#1 did they dress as giant pink vaginas?
Posted by Frank G 2012-10-07 08:42||
James Ricks was born in Ithaca in 1949 and moved to Brooklyn at the age of ten. As James learned about his family history he discovered, "My great great grandfather, Charles Reed had escaped slavery in the south, made his way to Canada, where he married my great great grandmother a Mohawk woman.Together they returned to upstate NY, settled in the Ithaca area where my family has lived for generations." In Brooklyn he went to Catholic school and then to Oswego state, where he was involved in politics, during the Vietnam era. In 2004 James moved back to Ithaca.
As an adult James became Muslim. In the 90's he became acutely aware of US intelligence operations and its manipulative nature during Desert Storm and later "Shock and Awe". He saw a significant parallel in attitudes and tactics between the genocide of first nation people here and in the countries we occupy, employing racial dehumanization, divide and conquer strategies and a legacy of death and exploitation. At home, concerned with racism, James became involved with issues surrounding the killing of Shawn Greenwood by the Ithaca police, a killing which exacerbated class and racial polarity and left the community strongly divided.
During this period James Ricks learned of Ithaca's anti war, anti drone community and became active in the anti drone civil resistance,joining in several actions at Hancock Air Field and raising consciousness about the illegal assassinations and war crimes committed by the USAF and US government at this installation. The trial of the Hancock 38 became a formative experience for James.
Posted by Pappy 2012-10-07 12:22||
Gawd, I hope so.
Posted by Shinter Javirong9154 2012-10-07 18:05||
#4 Were they seen after the protest? Cause I can't believe some idiot didn't beat them. Really I can't.
Posted by Charles 2012-10-07 21:42||