Can Puerto Rican music producer DJ Blass, reggaeton artist Jory Boy and poet Aja Monet help persuade Puerto Ricans in Central Florida to vote?
Van Jones hopes so. The CNN commentator and host of The Van Jones Show is joining the Florida Immigrant Coalition and Love Army at Saturday’s FreedomFest: We Are All America — an Orlando concert and call to action targeting Puerto Ricans displaced by last September’s Hurricane Maria.
DJ Blass, Jory Boy and Aja Monet headline the entertainment portion of the event. But the focus is voter registration and turnout.Read more
What happened when a white women called the police on some black people who were barbecuing in a Oakland public park? Something that could have ended in tragedy instead resulted in some laugh out loud creative expressions both viral and local.Read more
The Love Report with Tem Blessed and Cita Light
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Guiding Principle #4: Promote a More Perfect Union
We continue the patriotic tradition of dissent in the pursuit of liberty and justice for all. We are governed by values, not just rules and rulers. Government should reflect the people.
Puerto Rico - Sgt. La David Johnson - Kaepernick Boycott
It has been a few weeks since the We Rise Tour Powered By #LoveArmy concluded, and we have had time to reflect on its meaning and impact.
As you know, over the summer we toured 14 cities to engage local communities in conversation, to compare notes about what’s working for us and what isn’t, to talk real solutions, and to encourage people to rise above hate and find solutions on common ground.Read more
All Nations, All Faiths, One Prayer.
The #LoveArmy kicked off the Summer of Love and Resistance with World Peace and Prayer Day encouraging our community to get rooted in whatever it is that brings us strength. We are beginning a larger conversation about love and compassion.
Whatever your relationship to religion, spirituality or prayer, we invited everyone to join us to support the gathering of indigenous leaders in Hawaii and to get ourselves into the right mindset to both resist what is and imagine what could be.Read more
The Water Protectors at Standing Rock who oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline fight with song, prayer and nonviolent civil disobedience. In December 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers denied the easement that would allow the pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.Read more
After days of record rainfall, residents living in the shadow of the Oroville Dam in Northern California were ordered to evacuate their homes. State officials feared that the combination of severe storms, a damaged concrete spillway, and an eroding earthen spillway would damage levees and flood the communities below.Read more
The #LoveArmy Challenge is prioritizing self-care in preparation for the Summer of Love & Resistance. Every day for the next 20 days, we are challenging ourselves and others to engage in 20 minutes of mental, spiritual, emotional, or physical action.
The #LoveArmy Challenge is a reminder that it is important to take care of our mind, body, and spirit on a daily basis. This challenge will reposition our prioritize and help us work towards a more balanced lifestyle and in turn a more balanced world.Read more