We are an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the history, culture and true lives of Romani people worldwide.
We confront racism and oppression wherever we encounter it.
We try to make connections with all the "isms" that make up western culture.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
THIS AND THAT
On 14 July, 1921, Italian born anarchists, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted in Dedham, Mass. of murdering a shoe-company paymaster and his guard. This was another example of people being convicted on their politics, not on evidence of their guilt. Sacco and Vanzetti were executed 6 years later in 1927.
In the current days news, (from the Seattle Times), "A list containing the names and personal information of 1,300 people an anonymous group contends are illegal immigrants has been mailed around Utah, terrifying the state's Hispanic community. Governor Herbert is investigating the list, which includes informantion such as Social Security numbers, birth dates, work places, addresses and phone numbers."