Native Plant Program: Cast Native seeds to earth and to wind as a way of giving back to future generations
Steve Biko the legendary founder of the Black Consciousness movement assassinated in 1977.
Black First-Land First (BLF) movement in Azania (South Africa)
Black Lives Matter MovementSeeds of Injustice begin before conception or birth
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California Washington Fires have Solutions: Fire, Drought Resistant Fireweed
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Henry David Thoreau mentions seeing great stands of it growing in burned areas in 1857. It’s a beautiful color and its dangling stamens and large white pistil make it very easy to identify. This plant is a favorite of bee keepers and is an important nectar producer for the honey industry throughout Canada and Alaska. The honey is much sought after and commands premium pricesCongress annually writes emergency blank check, which in wildfire exceeds $2.5 billion.
Over the last century we turned trees from green friends we hug into thirst-stressed enemies we compete with for resources. But this ecological blowback didn’t happen by accident, overnight.Water depletion from afforestation is the unintended consequence of our deliberate 20th century federal lands policy. For millennia, fires set by lightning or by Native Americans limited Western forest stocks to roughly a few dozen trees per acre. No longer. The nationally terrifying Big Blowup wildfires of August 1910 led the US to in effect declare war on wildfire.
The result? More new trees compete for less sunlight, thinner soil nutrients and scarcer water resources. Insects and diseases spread faster. Unnatural afforestation creates a deadly tinderbox; fuels accumulate year after year until the inevitable wildfires burn faster, hotter, more destructive and deadlier than ever, consuming the treasure of citizens and the blood of our youth – from Montana’s Mann Gulch (1949) to Colorado’s Storm King Mountain (1994) to Arizona’s Yarnell Hill (2013).
Because today’s hottest and thirstiest parts of America are over-forested due to a vigorous and expensive federal fire-suppression initiative that has silently stocked semiarid regions with what we estimate to be several billion trees too many.
Regular and cooler seven-year fire regimes that pruned back new growth have been blocked for decades on end. Now the relentless metastasizing spread of native, excess trees reduces sap flow, slows down wind-flow, and alters the complex biophysical structure of entire landscape. It crowds out indigenous plant and animal habitat. Shade tolerant species take over; Aspen, lupine, sequoia, and fireweed can’t reproduce.
Less appreciated – both as crisis and opportunity – is how the afforestation caused by a century of fire suppression depletes a natural resource that has today become far more precious than toilet paper: fresh water.
More than half of humanity is urban. Our freshwater shortfall comes from population growth, waste, pollution, rising demand for water-intensive goods – but also parasitic competition from unnatural afforestation. Of the 39 states facing water scarcity, few feel stress more than those West of the 98th Meridian; thirsty ‘cities in the wilderness’ – from Spokane to El Paso, Bozeman to San Diego, Salt Lake City to Tucson – depend on forest lands where rain and snow fall, filter through soil to supply water. Now, as billions of excess conifers drink up tributaries of the Colorado, Columbia, Missouri, and Rio Grande, we’ve turned trees from friends into enemies.
Ecosystems & Biodiversity
Credit markets for water quality treatment are increasingly viewed as an essential tool for addressing watershed-scale nutrient issues such as the notorious Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Mechanisms for Market-based Conservation
Water conservation erodes a private or public utility’s revenues. To remain solvent, or grow, providers are forced to encourage and reward waste.
By James G. Workman (Faculty Member and 2005 Kinship Fellow)
The converse is that through the principles of H2Ownership, we can find a way to unlock the monopoly in order to save both water and the utility.
This is critical to understanding the marine connectivity between our countries. Florida is home to 18 million residents and annually hosts upwards of 90 million tourists. Florida has seen unprecedented overuse of its coastal and reef habitats. The Everglades has been sucked dry and we spend billions of dollars importing sand onto our eroding beaches. We have taken too much out of the system and are relying on importing fish to feed the demand. Biologically, Florida and the US east coast are at the end of the supply chain. These areas rely on pristine habitats upstream more then ever. We depend on healthy Cuban marine habitats more than Cuba depends on ours.
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“We did $2 million in orders in two months,” Coley recalls. “I think hemp seed will eclipse it.”
According to Coley, Nectar Ales’ annual profits shot up from $1 million to $40 million after the brewery started selling hemp seed beer. “They’ve grown exponentially, so that’s good for us,” Coley says.Flavored vodkas continue to be enormously popular, and not just with the girly drink set that favors the whipped cream and fluffed marshmallow varieties that Smirnoff launched late last year. Distillers are now toying with ingredients that appeal to earthier drinkers who pride themselves on their purist streaks, such as the fireweed that Alaska Distiller’s Toby Foster fit into a spirit which debuted last summer.
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Why is every one mad at bill COSBY:
No Offense: The New Threats to Free Speech
According to Jun 10 2013 article :
According to the article, what Bil Cosby said was this: “I’m a Christian. But NOI are misunderstood. Intentionally misunderstood. We should all be more like them. They make sense, especially with their children. There is no other group like the Black Muslims, who put so much effort into teaching children the right things, they don’t smoke, they don’t drink or overindulge in alcohol, they protect their women, they command respect. And what do these other people do?
They complain about them, they criticize them. We’d be a better world if we emulated them. We don’t have to become black Muslims, but we can embrace the things that work.”
No Offense: The New Threats to Free Speech
The U.S. and Britain have long considered themselves the standard-bearers for freedom of expression. Can this proud tradition survive the idea that ‘hurtful’ speech deserves no protection?
It’s just possible that Joan Tarshis is trying to get some publicity like her Jewish sister Monica Lewinsky, who became a millionaire by writing stories about her and Bill Clinton’s dirty laundry at the White House. Bill Cosby, no doubt, is richer and more famous than Bill Clinton.
Is it the “rape” or Bill Cosby’s wealth which has brought so many skeletons out of his closet? In case you don’t know – Bill Cosby is the second richest Black actor in the world – worth over $350 million. Bill and Camille Cosby have loaned 62 pieces from their extraordinary art collection to the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C.
Bill Crosby fell from Jewish Lobby’s grace last year when he told Stacy Brown of the New York Post (June 9, 2013) that Americans should follow the example set by the Nation of Islam in improving the moral and social values among Afro-American communities.
Is Bill Cosby Jewish?
Hugh Hefner, Jewish? This is the straw that breaks my camel toe and back. It doesn’t bother me that Hugh Hefner is a pornographer. It’s just that he is so completely unimaginative. Playboy magazine circa 2007 looks exactly like Playboy circa 1977. No new material, same layout, same airbrushing, the same tired Bill Cosby “jokes.” Plus, Hef seems like a sad old coot to me. And for the sake of all people, close that bathrobe. Don’t make me call one of your attendants — I mean girlfriends.
Do not deprive each other, except perhaps by mutual consent for a time, to be free for prayer, but then return to one another, so that Satan may not tempt you through your lack of self-control. 6This I say by way of concession,* however, not as a command.
Romans 7 * [7:7–25] In this passage Paul uses the first person singular in the style of diatribe for the sake of argument. He aims to depict the disastrous consequences when a Christian reintroduces the law as a means to attain the objective of holiness pronounced in Rom 6:22.
Romans 6:22New International Version (NIV)
22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life.
Now Christians are one with Christ. When he died unto sin, they are regarded as having died unto it also, and are therefore, equally with their covenant head, justified from it. Sin, or its strength, the Law, has from the moment of the saint’s union with Christ, no more power to condemn him, than human laws have to condemn one over again who had already died to answer the demands of justice. “The law has dominion over a man so long only as he liveth.” On the whole, then, the expression “dead to sin,” is to be regarded as entirely parallel with that other expression in the seventh chapter, “dead to the law,” that is, completely delivered from its authority as a covenant of works, and more especially from its power to condemn.
And Hef, man to man, your “girlfriends” are pitiful. Their peroxide jobs are bad and even I would need Viagra if one of these broads ended up in my bed. Sorry. No admiration here, Hef. I’m not anti-Semitic, but I just can’t take Judaism any more. I cannot give up more freedoms to become sematic, or for any reason especially, I have no freedoms left.
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Hemp Holds Highest Hopes for Helping Haiti Rebuild Economy and Environment As Haiti rebuilds its rural areas, value-added agriculture must play the central role. There is a great need for sustainable and socially acceptable agricultural systems. The foundation could include a the most versatile and useful crops known to humanity – namely industrial hemp and closely related medical marijuana. Compared to any alternative, these will provide much higher value per acre, while rebuilding the land and rural economy.
Land grabbing is the contentious issue of large-scale land acquisitions: the buying or leasing of large pieces of land in developing countries, by domestic and transnational companies, governments, and individuals.
and all have failed, just because the black man as a freeman is a useful member of society. To drive him away, and thus deprive the South of his labor, would be as absurd and monstrous as for a man to cut off his right arm, the better to enable himself to work.
- Many Africans resisted the slave trade, but some participated.
- Rulers of Asante, Dahomey, Oyo, and Benin played an active role in the Transatlantic Trade
- Europeans needed permission to build trading posts
- In return they paid high prices to African leaders
- Firearms, rum, textiles, etc.
- Other reasons African Rulers became involved in trading their own people.
- Wanted control of trade routes
- Greed and willingness to exploit neighbours
- Defend themselves
- To do this they needed weapons. To get weapons they needed to raid neighbours to get captives.
- Families were torn apart
- Communities wiped out
- Entire nations destroyed.
- The main captives came from West Africa.
- They would fight to get free.
- Many died
- Survivors were chained and marched to the coast
- Some journey’s lasted weeks, other months.
- Trading took place on the travel
- Less than half survived to the trading posts.
- They would fight to get free.
- Most were held in dungeons of European trading factories.
- They waited weeks or months to be placed on ships.
- At the factory captives would be inspected.
- 5% would die during the stay.
- Preferred young males 15-25
- Females and males between 8-15 or 25-35 went for lower prices.
- The French joined the trade in Africans to exploit their resources in the Caribbean.
- They needed workers so they took over the Dutch trading posts on the West African Coast
Ships delivered 1.6 million enslaved Africans to Martinique, St. Christopher, Guadeloupe, and Saint Dominque (Haiti)
- (now Quebec)
- 1st Enslaved African was a young boy- Oliver LeJeune.
- Arrived in 1628 and became the servant to Father Paul LeJeune
- Eventually they too needed more workers.
- Government officials and wealthy merchants had domestic servants
- 1759- 1132 enslaved Africans were living in New France
- When Britain gained control they agreed that enslaved Africans would be under British rule.
- They needed slaves to work on their plantations in South America & in the Caribbean. In the 16th century, Charles I issued the 1st Asiento, a license to import slaves into Spanish Colonies. This gave Spain a monopoly on the slave trade.
- Spain did not have it’s own trading posts.
- They sold asientos to foreign merchants and financers.
- The winning bidders had the rights to sell Africans into slavery through the Spanish Empire.
- As a result the enslaved Africans were being defined in terms of their labor potential. For the first time Africans were being valued in terms of their worth by means of a peca de India.
- Although the definition changed overtime, all individuals who passed inspection between the ages of 15 and 25 were worth one peca de India each.
1492- Christopher Columbus claimed the Caribbean Island of Hispaniola, now Haiti and Dominican Republic, for Spain.
- This was disastrous for the indigenous people that lived there.
- He exploited the local Tainos people. They tried to resist but they could not because of the fire arms.
- Most of the population was slaughtered.
- By early 1500’s violence and European disease wiped out the Tainos.
- This repeated in all other areas where the Spainish looked for gold and silver.
- Spaniards needed workers for mining and soon turned to Africans
SAN PEDRO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – FEBRUARY 29: A Haitian child plays on a batey on February 29, 2012 in San Pedro, Dominican Republic. A batey is the name given to communities that reside inside of sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic that are comprised mainly of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent. Living and working conditions inside the bateyes are often extremely impoverished, with limited access to health care, no running water or sanitary facilities and a lack of electricity. For decades Haitians have been fleeing the turmoil of their country to come and work as seasonal workers in the sugar cane industry in the Dominican Republic, with many staying on permanently in the country. It is estimated that somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000 Haitians are currently living Dominican Republic. Due to a climate of discrimination based on ethnic origins and a fear of a Haitian influx, the Dominican government has adopted policies that make it difficult to impossible for many Haitians to live a normal life in the country. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The first Jewish settlement
In 1492, the first Jew to ever set foot in Haiti was Luis de Torres, an interpreter for Christopher Columbus. After Haiti was taken over and colonized by the French in 1633, many Dutch Jews (whom many were Marrano) emigrated from Brazil in 1634 and became employees of the French sugar plantations and further developed the trade. In 1683, the Jews were expelled from Haiti and all of the other French colonies, due to the Code Noir (Black Code), which not only restricted the activities of free Negroes, but forbade the exercise of any religion other than Roman Catholicism (it included a provision that all slaves must be baptized and instructed in the Roman Catholic religion), and in turn ordered all the Jews out of France’s colonies. However, despite the Black Code, a limited number of Jews remained in French trading companies as leading officials, including foreign citizens (Dutch, Danish, or English) or holders of special residence permits (lettres patentes). These Jews specialized in agricultural plantations. Portuguese Jews from Bordeaux and Bayonne settled mainly in the southern part of Haiti (Jacmel, Jérémie, Léogâne, Les Cayes, Petit-Goâve, and Port-au-Prince) and Jews from Curaçao settled in the northern part (Cap-Haitien, and Saint Louis).
The Dominican Republic’s French Dutch Jews Brazil a anti-Hamitic Negus a Tortured Relationship With Its Haitian Hamitic nationals
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Teach children:N0-hitting; no name-calling. It’s about shades of black or white; it’s has to be about what is right and what is wrong. Cops are no more than what their training is. COPS all get same training. COPS, stick together, [until that person is black, in Dillon’s case,(if the officer was black, brown or green) therein, COPS broke their own tradition.] The officer that killed 18 year old graduate, Michael Brown, Darren Wilson, claimed about, Michael Brown, looked like a monster, so he killed him. to wit: Darren Wilson stated:
“Mike Brown with his hands up at that point, I just went like this,.”
Darren Wilson continued to the grand jury that…
” I tried to pull the trigger again click, nothing happened.”
Legally, that’s first degree murder. Not that I believe in the laws of this land, I am held fully accountable to them. Slave law was for African Americans to build the United States of America, with their bear hands, for free. In addition, You may find that Mike Brown’s countenance, can be good reason, as did Darren Wilson’s peers. However, Michael Brown’s community, not willing to accept that, and wanted Darren Wilson to know that as a man on two legs, In the community where Michael Brown lived and was killed, every body looked just like him. It really didn’t matter what people in Utah felt about the officers defense, or, if they wanted to remain silent, The world needed to know how Blacks feel about themselves, and that, truly to those who actually built this nation, and nursed it’s offspring, black lives, better damn well be treated, particularly by paid public servants, like they matter. Can you hear me? Black Lives Matter. Good people need to speak up against greed, jealousy and evil, not colour, when ever it’s un godly head appears.
Appendix C: Presidential Order Establishing FPI
I’m just so tired of this:Predators roaming the neighborhood in their identifying colors and accouterments. Armed with oversized weapons. Sweeping the streets for unarmed victims. Targeting those they most despise. Shooting them whether they’re innocent or not. Thumbing their noses at the criminal-justice system when they’re caught. Walking away scot-free. Repeat.Yes, it’s time to do something about cops in this country.They’ve become a scourge. A stain on our culture. A national disgrace. How can we expect to press foreign leaders to improve their human-rights records when our society flaunts the very definition on a daily basis?The only solution to this worsening crisis is to use the same tactics against them that they use against us. I have no illusions that any of these seven ideas will work, but wouldn’t it be nice if they did?