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            <td> <span style="display:none !important"> samidoun
                posted: "Sunday, 15 May
                4 pm - 7 pm Uptown Auto Body and Fender
                401 26th St
                Oakland, CA
                Facebook:
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                Art Forces and AROC invite you to join us to remember
                the Nakba, the Black Panthers, and Indigenous
                Resistance.
                " </span>
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                                                          May, Oakland:
                                                          George Jackson
                                                          in the Sun of
                                                          Palestine:
                                                          Colonial
                                                          Captivity and
Revolutionary Struggle</a></h2>
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                                                      15 May</strong><br>
                                                    <strong>4 pm - 7 pm
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                                                    <strong>Uptown Auto
                                                      Body and Fender</strong><br>
                                                    <strong>401 26th St</strong><br>
                                                    <strong>Oakland, CA</strong><br>
                                                    <strong>Facebook: <a
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                                                    and AROC invite you
                                                    to join us to
                                                    remember the Nakba,
                                                    the Black Panthers,
                                                    and Indigenous
                                                    Resistance.</p>
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                                                    at 4pm for the art
                                                    exhibition and
                                                    blessing at the
                                                    Oakland Palestine
                                                    Solidarity Mural<br>
                                                    with Traditional
                                                    Te'o Kalli Mejica
                                                    Dancers<br>
                                                    Directly across the
                                                    street from the
                                                    Uptown</p>
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                                                    PERFORMERS INCLUDE:<br>
                                                    Young GIfted and
                                                    Black<br>
                                                    Silk Road Debke</p>
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                                                    and DIALOGUE with:<br>
                                                    Greg Thomas<br>
                                                    Emory Douglas<br>
                                                    Maytha Alhassen<br>
                                                    Rabab Abdelhadi<br>
                                                    Tony Gonzales<br>
                                                    Van Dell<br>
_______________________________<br>
                                                    ENDORSED BY:<br>
                                                    QUIT<br>
                                                    AIM West<br>
                                                    Art Forces<br>
                                                    California Coalition
                                                    for Women Prisoners<br>
                                                    AROC<br>
                                                    Nor Cal Friends of
                                                    Sabeel<br>
                                                    Palestine Youth
                                                    Movement<br>
                                                    Freedom Archives<br>
                                                    AMED Studies: Arab
                                                    and Muslim
                                                    Ethnicities and
                                                    Diasporas Studies,
                                                    College of Ethnic
                                                    Studies, San
                                                    Francisco State
                                                    University<br>
                                                    Middle East
                                                    Children's Alliance<br>
                                                    IJAN<br>
                                                    Critical Resistance<br>
                                                    BAYAN<br>
                                                    Anthropology and
                                                    Social Change - CIIS<br>
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                                                    PAINTERS and GRAPHIC
                                                    ARTISTS:<br>
                                                    Pedro
                                                    Alcantara-Herron
                                                    (Colombia)<br>
                                                    Leroy Clarke
                                                    (Trinidad &
                                                    Tobago)<br>
                                                    Jonelle Davies
                                                    (Black America,
                                                    Trinidad &
                                                    Tobago)<br>
                                                    Emory Douglas (Black
                                                    America)<br>
                                                    Antonio Frasconi
                                                    (Uruguay)<br>
                                                    Ahmed Hmeedat
                                                    (Palestine)<br>
                                                    Ivan Lopez
                                                    (Colombia, America)<br>
                                                    Malaquias Montoya
                                                    (Mexico,
                                                    Mexican-America)<br>
                                                    Rafael Morante
                                                    (Cuba)<br>
                                                    Prisoners of the
                                                    California Hunger
                                                    Strikes<br>
                                                    Nidal El Khairy
                                                    (Palestine, Jordan)<br>
                                                    Leonard Peltier
                                                    (Anishinabe, Dakota,
                                                    and Lakota Nations)<br>
                                                    Priya Handa<br>
                                                    Sharif Zarkout
                                                    (Palestinian
                                                    American)<br>
                                                    Marius Mason</p>
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                                                    PHOTOGRAPHIC
                                                    ARTISTS:<br>
                                                    Camila Smith (North
                                                    America)<br>
                                                    Haile Gerima
                                                    (Ethiopia, African
                                                    America)<br>
                                                    Lucas Guilkey and
                                                    Salima Hamirini<br>
                                                    Dick Bancroft<br>
                                                    Michelle Vignes<br>
                                                    Tamari Photo
                                                    Collection<br>
                                                    Dave Clark<br>
                                                    Peter Fryer<br>
                                                    FIDA Photo<br>
                                                    Rula Halawani<br>
                                                    Kent Wilkens<br>
                                                    Patizio Esposito<br>
                                                    Skip Schiel<br>
                                                    Pablo Pitcher<br>
_________________________________________</p>
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                                                    Abu Jihad Museum
                                                    (Abu Dis/Jerusalem,
                                                    Palestine)<br>
                                                    OSPAAAL (Havanna,
                                                    Cuba)<br>
                                                    Inkworks (Berkeley,
                                                    CA)<br>
                                                    The Black Panther
                                                    newspaper (Oakland,
                                                    CA)<br>
                                                    Al Quds University
                                                    Media (Abu
                                                    Dis/Jerusalem,
                                                    Palestine)<br>
                                                    Freedom Archives<br>
                                                    AIM West<br>
                                                    NorCal Friends of
                                                    Sabeel</p>
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                                                    also doing a live
                                                    ALL AGES Mural
                                                    throughout the
                                                    event, bring your
                                                    kids and loved ones!<br>
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                                                    to reinforce
                                                    solidarity with
                                                    freedom-minded
                                                    people all around
                                                    the world."<br>
                                                    – Issa Qaraka,
                                                    Minister of Prisoner
                                                    Affairs, Palestine</p>
                                                  <p style="direction:
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                                                    sans-serif; margin:
                                                    0 0 1em;">“George
                                                    Jackson in the Sun
                                                    of Palestine” is a
                                                    travelling
                                                    multimedia
                                                    exhibition that
                                                    expresses the depth
                                                    of solidarity and
                                                    closeness between
                                                    the struggles
                                                    against colonization
                                                    in Palestine and
                                                    around the world. In
                                                    this regard the
                                                    exhibit will change
                                                    with each location
                                                    as local artists
                                                    join the exhibit.</p>
                                                  <p style="direction:
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                                                    impetus and title
                                                    for the exhibit stem
                                                    from the inspiration
                                                    Black Panther George
                                                    Jackson received
                                                    from Palestinian
                                                    poet Samih
                                                    al-Qasim’s poem
                                                    “Enemy of the Sun.”
                                                    After Jackson was
                                                    assassinated in 1971
                                                    a handwritten copy
                                                    of this poem was
                                                    found in his prison
                                                    cell. The Black
                                                    Panther Party shared
                                                    the classical
                                                    Palestinian poem in
                                                    the party’s
                                                    newspaper, under the
                                                    assumption it was
                                                    written by Jackson
                                                    himself.</p>
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                                                    Greg Thomas states:</p>
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                                                    a magical mistake
                                                    that expressed the
                                                    depth of solidarity
                                                    and closeness,
                                                    because the
                                                    similarity in voice
                                                    and situation is
                                                    unimaginable.
                                                    Palestinian
                                                    resistance poetry
                                                    occupied a large
                                                    space in the lives
                                                    of black people
                                                    across the ocean and
                                                    it is all because of
                                                    George Jackson, the
                                                    eternal enemy of the
                                                    sun’s enemy."</p>
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                                                    THE SUN<br>
                                                    by Samih Al Qassem</p>
                                                  <p style="direction:
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                                                    sans-serif; margin:
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                                                    you wish, lose my
                                                    livelihood,<br>
                                                    I may sell my shirt
                                                    and my bed,<br>
                                                    I may work as a
                                                    stonecutter,<br>
                                                    A street sweeper, a
                                                    porter,<br>
                                                    I may clean your
                                                    store<br>
                                                    Or rummage your
                                                    garbage for food,<br>
                                                    O enemy of the sun<br>
                                                    But, I shall not
                                                    compromise,<br>
                                                    And to the last
                                                    pulse in my veins,<br>
                                                    I shall resist.</p>
                                                  <p style="direction:
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                                                    take the last strip
                                                    of my land,<br>
                                                    You may plunder my
                                                    heritage,<br>
                                                    You may burn my
                                                    books and my poems,<br>
                                                    Or throw my flesh to
                                                    the dogs,<br>
                                                    You may spread a web
                                                    of terror,<br>
                                                    On the roof tops of
                                                    my village,<br>
                                                    O enemy of the sun,<br>
                                                    But, I shall not
                                                    compromise,<br>
                                                    And to the last
                                                    pulse in my veins,<br>
                                                    I shall resist.</p>
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                                                    sans-serif; margin:
                                                    0 0 1em;">You may
                                                    put out the light in
                                                    my eyes,<br>
                                                    You may deprive me
                                                    of my mother's
                                                    kisses,<br>
                                                    You may destroy my
                                                    history,<br>
                                                    You may curse my
                                                    father, my people,<br>
                                                    You may deprive my
                                                    children of their
                                                    smile<br>
                                                    And of life's
                                                    necessities,<br>
                                                    You may fool my
                                                    people with a
                                                    borrowed face,<br>
                                                    You may spread a
                                                    wall of terror
                                                    around me,<br>
                                                    You may glue my eyes
                                                    with humiliation,<br>
                                                    O enemy of the sun,<br>
                                                    But, I shall not
                                                    compromise,<br>
                                                    And to the last
                                                    pulse in my veins,<br>
                                                    I shall resist,<br>
                                                    O enemy of the sun.</p>
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                                                    Helvetica, Arial,
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                                                    0 0 1em;">The
                                                    decorations are
                                                    raised at the port,<br>
                                                    The exclamations
                                                    fill the air,<br>
                                                    The heart is a glow,<br>
                                                    A sail is seen in
                                                    the horizon,<br>
                                                    Challenging the wind
                                                    and the depths,<br>
                                                    It is Homer,<br>
                                                    Returning home from
                                                    the sea of losses.<br>
                                                    The sun has
                                                    returned,<br>
                                                    Together with my
                                                    exiled ones,<br>
                                                    For her sake, and
                                                    his<br>
                                                    I swear, I shall not
                                                    compromise,<br>
                                                    And to the last
                                                    pulse in my veins,<br>
                                                    I shall resist, I
                                                    shall resist,<br>
                                                    I SHALL RESIST!!!!</p>
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