IOTD …. “Image of the Day, #757 …. 🇵🇷🌺 Beauties Blowing in the Wind 🌺🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~July 13, 2018~~ 

AFTER EVERY REVOLUTIONARY EVENT

“Decía que detrás de cada evento revolucionario, hay traición, muerte y desengaño, pero que aún así vale la pena morir por un sueño, por cualquier utopía de justicia y paz.”
~Hiram Lozada Perez, Los Dڳías De Abril~

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#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Happy Caturday …. “🐱 After Working Hard, Kitty Needs Some Loving 🐱 …. “!!


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#HappyCaturday #LazySaturdayMorning #Kitty #AfterWorkingHard #KittyNeedsSomeLoving #BlackCat #MyLove

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

~PERSONAL PHOTOS~

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DON PEDRO ALBIZU CAMPOS …. “🇵🇷 On the American Flag 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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Pedro Albizu Campos (September 12, 1891 – April 21, 1965) was a Puerto Rican attorney and politician, and the leading figure in the Puerto Rican independence movement. Gifted in languages, he spoke six. He graduated from Harvard Law School with the highest grade point average in his law class, an achievement that earned him the right to give the valedictorian speech at his graduation ceremony.

However, animus towards his mixed racial heritage would lead to his professors delaying two of his final exams in order to keep Albizu Campos from graduating on time. During his time at Harvard University he became involved in the Irish struggle for independence.

Albizu Campos was the president and spokesperson of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party from 1930 until his death in 1965. Because of his oratorical skill, he was hailed as ‘El Maestro‘ (The Teacher).

He was imprisoned twenty-six years for attempting to overthrow the United States government in Puerto Rico.

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#PuertoRico #PedroAlbizuCampos #ElMaestro #PuertoRicanAttorneyPolitician #LeadingFigure #PuertoRicanIndependenceMovement #OnTheAmericanFlag #HarvardLawSchool #IDoNotSaluteYou #PillageAndPiracy #DespiertaBoricua #WakeUpBoricua

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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A Picture Says a Thousand Words …. “🤨 This One Screams, #74 …. In America, They Shoot Blacks in the Back 🤨 …. “!!


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#TBT …. “🇬🇧 Throw Back Thursday …. Like Mother, Like Son 🇬🇧 …. Proud”!!


HOW I LOVE THIS PICTURE/GRAPHIC!! 

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Melanie Nathan …. “🏳️‍🌈 Who is she? Why is this Important? 🏳️‍🌈 …. “!!


~~June 24, 2018~~ 

MELANIE NATHAN

“GENERATIONS OF STRENGTH”

World-renowned LGBTQ human rights activist

Long history of human rights activisim in general

Activist against Apartheid

Very prestigious woman

Seasoned lawyer, American citizen, Mother

~FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN THE AGE OF DRUMPF~

 “The time is now to end prejudice and discrimination against LGBTQ people around the world!”

~Melanie Nathan~

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~LAWYER AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST~

I’ve had the honor and the pleasure of meeting Melanie.

She was an invited speaker to a local LGBTQ Orlando event back in 2013.

Since then I have maintained contact with her through social media and followed her continued efforts for the rights of the LGBTQ community in her current location in California and all over the world.

Her right to exercise her 1st amendment rights lead to cancellation of a speaking engagement at a Navy Pride event.

Reason: she has tweeted comments that are critical of the Drumpf administration!

SURPRISE!! 

I’m trying to find a video that shows her interview in Joy Reid’s MSNBC show of June 23, 2018.

So far, no luck. I’m including a link to said interview.

Please, stop by and take a look … this is how ‘suppression’ begins.

We have already seen quite a few samples of such attempts.

I expect that this story will have another and, many several chapters!

HortyRex©

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~ABOUT MELANIE~

CURRENT

Executive Director, African Human Rights Coalition
Past Vice President, San Francisco Pride Board
Director, Peacemaker Museum World Tour
Mediator: Private Courts, Inc
Speaker: melnathan.com
Appointed by Town Council of San Anselmo to Board of Review, established in July 1978 by Town Council Ordinance #743. The board meets to hear and decide appeals from employee disciplinary actions, grievances and citizen complaints against employees.
Adjudicator on Reparative Marin County Youth Court
Former Marin County Human Rights Commissioner
Elected Former VP San Francisco Pride Board
Former VP Fair Housing Advocates of the North Bay (FHOM)

“Her peers call her “a force of nature”

Melanie Nathan, a South Africa-born attorney, used her law school experience to assist African workers who were victims of apartheid in the 1980’s.

After immigrating to the U.S., she founded Private Courts, Inc., a mediation and human rights advocacy firm in Marin County, California.

She is also a prolific blogger and journalist who uses her writing “as a platform for my advocacy work …to get results such as helping LGBT asylum seekers.” It’s taken her to some controversial places: regular communication with the author of Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill, an investigation of “corrective rape” of lesbians in South Africa, which led to a Parliamentary Task team.

In addition to her blog, O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da, she contributes to The Advocate, LGBTQ Nation and others. Nathan is co-producer of GAY U.S.A. the Movie, a documentary debunking the myths that impact gay rights.

“No American, least of all our own community, should sit back and allow prejudice and discrimination to continue. This is the final frontier of the civil rights movement in America,” Nathan argues.

“Each and every one of us has a duty to tell our stories, and not one ear should be spared.”

~~SOURCE~~

Defunct Project in 2013

OnePride Network

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~Speaker at Navy Pride event cancelled for anti-Drumpf tweets~

Melanie and her attorney, Lisa Bloom, join Joy Reid on the MSNBC show to speak about the Navy rescinding her invitation to speak at said event.

Melanie was scheduled to speak at a Navy Pride event due to concerns about political statements made on Twitter.

“Although her comments and views are not inappropriate for a private citizen exercising their right ‘free speech’, they are inappropriate for our agency to endorse in a potential speaker for a command-sponsored event.”

~Naval Airfare Warfare Center Weapons Division Public Affairs Office~

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~LINK TO INTERVIEW~

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/melanie-nathan-barred-from-speaking-at-navy-pride-event-1262491715976

~ANOTHER OPTION~

http://www.msnbc.com/am-joy/watch/melanie-nathan-barred-from-speaking-at-navy-pride-event-1262491715976

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FOLLOW MELANIE

Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/melanie.nathan1

Official Website

https://www.melnathan.com/

Melanie’s Blog … O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da

https://oblogdee.blog/

Twitter Feed

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PERSONAL PHOTO

Melanie and me

Lake Eola Heights, Orlando, Florida

October 13, 2013

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#MelanieNathan #LisaBloom #Attorney #WhoIsShe #WhyImportant #FreedomOfSpeech #AgeOfDumpf  #EndPrejudiceDiscrimination #AgainstLGBTQPeople  #LawyerAndHumanRightsActivits #InternationallyKnown #FirstAmendment #NavyPrideEvent #ForceOfNature #PrivateCourtsInc #MediationHumanRightsAdvocacyFirm #MarinCounty #California #ProlificBlogger #Journalist #HelpingLGBTAsylumSeekers #Uganda #KillTheGaysBill #InvestigationOfCorrectiveRape

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

Melanie and her daughter

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IOTD …. “😪 Image of the Day, Very Special, Sad Edition …. Catch It in Black and White 😪 …. “!!


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Fernand (@AmandiOnAir ) strikes a massive chord with this image

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#IOTD #ImageOfTheDay #VerySpecial #SadEdition  #CatchIt #BlackAndWhite #Fernand
Amandi #AmandiOnAir #StrikesMassiveChord #ThisImage #MAGA #Drumpf #ImmigrantsKids

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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