Early Morning Sunrise …. “🇵🇷 In Old San Juan …. Beauty Like No Other 🇵🇷 …. “!!


~~November 15, 2018~~ 

SAINT MARIA MAGDALENA de PAZZIS

Santa María Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery is a colonial-era cemetery located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

It is the final resting place of many of Puerto Rico’s most prominent natives and residents.

(Notice one of them: Félix Benítez Rexach)

Construction began in 1863 under the auspices of Ignacio Mascaro.

The cemetery is located outside the walls of Fort San Felipe del Morro fortress, one of the island’s most famous landmarks. The average height of the wall is 40 feet and the width ranges from 15 to 20 feet.

It was named in honor of Saint Maria Magdalena de Pazzi.

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Puerto Rico’s Ongoing Crisis …. “🇵🇷 The Second Longest Blackout Ever …. Zoe Saldaña 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~July 7, 2018~~

‘”FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS”

PUERTO RICO’S CRISIS

There’s still a crisis in Puerto Rico and we can’t forget that.

It has become the second longest blackout ever.

Here’s a condensed version of Puerto Rico’s history by itself, with Spain and with he United States.

This video also takes us back to September 6, 2017, when Hurricane María destroyed Puerto Rico as we knew it.

Hurricane season is already under way.

Hurricane Beryl has formed and it’s too close for comfort.

Let the video speak for itself. 

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Something to Think About …. “🤨 Stolen Native Land …. Illegal Immigrants? 🤨 …. “!!


NO ONE IS ILLEGAL ON STOLEN LAND

For some ‘unknown reason’, this fact reminds me of what is happening in Palestine (David) as Israel (Goliath) continues their invasion and encroachment in Palestine ‘native land’.

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BE PROUD, AMERICA!

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Very interesting information including an interactive map

~~The Invasion of America~~

~~Published on Jun 2, 2014~~

Please visit our interactive map: invasionofamerica.ehistory.org …

Between 1776 and 1887, the United States seized over 1.5 billion acres from America’s indigenous people by treaty and executive order.

The Invasion of America shows how by mapping every treaty and executive order during that period.

It concludes with a map of present-day federal Indian reservations.

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Cinco de Mayo …. “🇺🇸🇲🇽 America vs. Mexico: ATTN explains 🇲🇽🇺🇸 …. “!!


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~~May 5, 2018~~ 

CINCO DE MAYO

In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is seen as THE day to celebrate Mexican food, culture, and traditions

As time has passed, the historical context of  ‘Cinco de Mayo‘ started to be forgotten.

History of Cinco de Mayo in the US
In 1862, at the time the Battle of Puebla took place, the United States was engaged in its Civil War. The French presence in Mexico was a strategic move:

by gaining a toehold in Mexico, the French could then support the Confederate Army.

The defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla was not definitive, but it helped to stave off the French while the U.S. Union forces made advances.
Thus Cinco de Mayo can be seen as a turning point in the US Civil War.

Cinco de Mayo was first celebrated in the United States in Southern California in 1863 as a show of solidarity with Mexico against French rule.

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https://www.tripsavvy.com/cinco-de-mayo-celebrated-in-us-1588747

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What is Earth Day? …. “🌎 How did it Begin? … Trip Down Memory/History Lane 🌎 …. “!!


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~~April 22, 2018~~ 

TRIP DOWN HISTORY LANE

HOW DID IT BEGIN?

It seems that a lot of effort has been placed in the celebration of our planet, Mother Earth.

In the United States, the ‘Environmental Protection Agency‘ was created to assure that norms and regulations were put in place to do this country’s part in the worldwide effort to protect this planet.

At the time of this writing, it looks like all those efforts are in the process of dismantling by the current EPA top official in association with the Executive branch of the current government.

That cannot be allowed. Grassroot efforts must be undertaken once again to assure that Mother Earth is protected.

In this instance, history MUST repeat itself.

Remember, there is no ‘Planet B’!

HortyRex©

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 “We need the tonic of wildness – to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground. At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”

~Henry David Thoreau~

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We ALL are connected through NATURE!! 

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~~What is Earth Day?~~

~~Published on Jun 21, 2017~~

This is a remake of our earlier Earth Day video.

Reading Through History

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Professor Yarimar Bonilla …. “🇵🇷 What Colonial Rule Means for Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~April 19, 2018~~ 

HERE’S WHAT  YOUR U.S. HISTORY BOOKS WON’T TELL YOU ABOUT PUERTO RICO

Hurricane María struck Puerto Rico with unprecedented force

Over six months later, the majority of the island remains without clean water or electricity and over 200,000 have relocated to the United States.

Video discusses Hurricane María and its aftermath.

PUERTO RICO, HURRICANE MARIA AND THE CRISIS OF COLONIALISM

Professor Yarimar Bonilla

Now This Facebook Video

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‘Architecture Built to Heal’ …. “Memorial to Peace and Justice Built In Alabama …. National Memorial to Peace and Justice …. “!!


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~~April 9, 2018~~ 

NATIONAL LYNCHING MEMORIAL

Memorial Honoring Lynching Victims Being Built In Alabama

 “Architecture that’s built to heal”

The Memorial to Peace and Justice, informally known as the National Lynching Memorial, is a national memorial planned to commemorate the victims of lynching in America, and is expected to open in Montgomery, Alabama in April 2018. The memorial is to be built in the downtown area of the state capital by the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit based in Montgomery. Also planned is a museum, From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration, to be built near the Montgomery site where slaves were auctioned at market.

The monument “will consist of hundreds of floating concrete columns that will represent each county in the United States and contain the names of more than 4,000 lynching victims”.

It is designed by MASS Design Group from Boston, and will be built on six acres purchased by EJI. According to the EJI, there were over 4000 documented lynchings of black victims between 1877 and 1950; the purpose of the monument is to name and thereby honor them.

Outside of the structure in the surrounding field is another set of columns identical to the ones hanging in the Memorial. These columns, however, are not meant to stay at the Memorial. The outside pillars are intended to be temporary because The Equal Justice Initiative is asking each of the counties which these columns represent to come and claim their monument. They hope that with the claiming of the pillars, there will be a way to see which counties have representatives willing to confront the horrors of their past, and to strive to move forward, and which do not.

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~Memorial Honoring Lynching Victims Being Built In Alabama~

Equal Justice Initiative Lynching Museum, Montgomery Alabama Opens in 2018

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This memorial honors the thousands of African Americans who were lynched between 1877 to 1950

Wes Johnson was about 18 years old when he was murdered in a cotton field in southern Alabama. It was 1937, and according to newspaper reports at the time, a mob of men had dragged him from his jail cell before he could stand trial for the charge against him: assaulting a white woman. Today, only one photograph is known to exist of Johnson, a single picture to preserve his image for posterity – his lifeless body hanging from a tree.

Bryan Stevenson wants to honor the legacy of Johnson, and thousands like him, with a new memorial for victims of lynching in America. Stevenson is a lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization that investigates the lynchings of African Americans. To commemorate the victims whose cases they’ve examined, the organization recently bought six acres of land in Montgomery, Alabama and constructed a memorial.  

Last night, April 8, 2018, on 60 MinutesOprah Winfrey gets an early look at the memorial, which will open to the public on April 26. The memorial contains 805 steel markers, one for each county where lynchings occurred for more than 70 years following the Civil War.

The markers are suspended in air to evoke the horror of being hanged.

~~EJI Memorial~~

~~Published on Aug 15, 2016~~

The Equal Justice Initiative plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama, which is expected to open in 2018.

~Equal Justice Initiative~

To tell that story on 60 Minutes, Winfrey and a team of producers felt it was important to show historical photos of lynchings, images that are likely to disturb many viewers. In an interview with 60 Minutes Overtime, Denise Schrier Cetta, the producer of the story, and Jeff Fager, the executive producer of the broadcast, explain their decision to air such upsetting photographs.

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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/why-60-minutes-aired-photos-of-lynchings-in-report-by-oprah/

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~~Why 60 Minutes aired disturbing photos of lynchings in report by Oprah~~

~~Published on Apr 8, 2018~~

The reason behind the broadcast’s decision to show graphic photographs of lynchings in this week’s report by contributor Oprah Winfrey.

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~Oprah Winfrey gets first look inside memorial to the victims of lynchings~

~~Published on Apr 6, 2018~~

The new memorial is dedicated to the thousands of victims of lynchings that took place over a 70-year period following the Civil War

~~The Sculpture of Slavery~~

~~Published on Apr 8, 2018~~

The man behind the new lynching memorial in Alabama says to understand lynching, you have to understand slavery.

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