Apesma’s Lament: The Seattle Crime of Standing While Black

Tim Harris writes in his blog, Apesma’s Lament: Donald is one of those people who, not to put too fine a point on it, was f***ed from birth. Raised Black, male, and poor in the projects of New York, he took his best shot at success by joining the Army just in time for the …

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“This Land is Your Land” – The Obama Inaugural Celebration Concert

Listen to an watch this performance of Woody Guthrie’s ” great song, “This Land is Your Land” It is sung by Tao Rodríguez, his grandfather Pete Seeger, and Bruce Springsteen Tim Harris wrote: Watch Pete’s eyes gleam when he does the private property verse. A moment worth watching again and again. Looking at that gorgeous …

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Apesma’s Lament: Real Change Rock Rock On

In his blog “Apesma’s Lament” Tim Harris, one of my favorite Seattle people (not yet met in ‘real time’) wrote: Today, a close friend called to say their family was sending Real Change $1,000. It’s been a tough year for them, but they’re doing it anyway. I’ve been hearing that a lot lately. It’s inspiring. …

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