The Ponce Massacre was an event that took place on Palm Sunday, 21 March 1937, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, when a peaceful civilian march turned into a police shooting in which 19 civilians and two policemen were killed, and more than 200 civilians wounded.
Most of the dead were reportedly shot in their backs.
The Democrats have a big field of candidates running for President in 2020. To briefly use a sports analogy, I see our candidates as the starting players on the Blue team, each bringing their own unique strengths to the table in a bid to take our country in a very different direction than the one we’re on today.
But as we well know from 2016, the media (and especially social media) gets fixated on non-substantial issues that take up all the oxygen. Plus, they don’t give the candidates the same treatment or the same amount of airtime.
In order to help voters get to know the Democratic candidates, I’ve enlisted the help of a team of terrific volunteers who have helped gather quotes and information about what the candidates have said or done in regards to the 7 issues that midterm voters identified…
In some parks across the world, a piano will be left out in the open for public use.
That’s the case for this local Canadian park, which is set up above the city of Quebec, with an incredible aerial view of the city’s landscape. The piano is surrounded by milling crowds and great stone steps for people to come sit and enjoy the view and the music. So when Ariane Racicot, a young lady in Quebec, is visiting the park that day, she decides to put the piano to good use. She sits down at the piano bench, drawing stares from the crowd around her, and begins to play quietly. Ariane flows through each section of the song effortlessly. She has the emotion for the beautiful first act of the song; you can see she closes her eyes and clearly feels the music as she plays the dramatic chords. In the second act, she has the nimbleness to pull it off! Her fingers danced around the keys like it’s nothing – which is SOMETHING, considering how fast this second section is. And then, finally, she has the speed to capture the intensity of the final act; she brings it home with some serious passion!
Ariane is quick to change tempos, dialing the volume and intensity right back down for the final, soft,
Spring is like a perhaps hand
(which comes carefully
out of Nowhere) arranging
a window, into which people look (while
arranging and changing placing
carefully there a strange
thing and a known thing here) and