Thursday, February 26, 2009

George Washington's BDAY... Black History Month... Domestic Violence... Global Violence... You Tube Videos

Things have been moving fast; and I've missed a couple of things along the way that I think are important. I will cover (for economy of time) these topics via videos from You Tube (this site is awesome, but I'm forever learning that one has to be careful...):

1. In Honor of George Washington's Birthday (2/22/1732):

"A thought provoking collection of Creative Quotations from George Washington (1732-1799); born on Feb 22. US president (1st), soldier, surveyor, farmer; He was Commander of the Continental forces; ...

["Creative Quotations from George Washington for Feb 22"; as submitted to You Tube by CreativeQuotations on 2/16/08;]

2. In Honor of Black History Month (February):

"Rap music artist/producer Jair Dynast talks about Black History Month, shares his thoughts on President Barack Obama and the impact he will have on our Society and more in this brand new interview...

["Rap Music: Jair Dynast - Black History Month Interview"; as submitted to You Tube by JairDynastTV on 1/22/09;]

3. Some Public Awareness Information [Vital today and everyday...!]

A. Domestic Violence:

"An effort to bring awareness to the domestic violence epidemic and acquire support in our fight against it...

["Domestic Violence Campaign-2"; as submitted to You Tube by chinadoll5194 on 2/2/09;]

The incidence of domestic violence is reputedly on the rise, a factor that is often associated with economic downturns and other social-economic stressors. Local Organizations through which one can ask (confidentially) for help include Family of Woodstock and the Ulster County Crime Victims Assistance Program --- links to which will be made available in the sidebar >>>

B. Violence Against Women and Children:

"GLOBAL STATISTICS Fact #31: At least 60 million girls who would otherwise be expected to be alive are "missing" from various populations, mostly in Asia, as a result of sex-selective abortions, in...

["Scare (d) To Leave, Afraid To Stay (violence against women)"; as submitted to You Tube by BetterWorld4YouAndMe on 4/19/08;]

Boys and men are certainly not exempt from the tragedy of Domestic Violence...

Neither are folks of different sexual orientations...

Neither are (whether immediately and directly impacted or no...) YOU!

C. Violence on a Global Scale:

["Tell Me Why Matthew Slider"; as submitted to You Tube by CrzyMarine21 on 2/7/08;]

None of us are exempt from the tragedy - the travesty (When will we ALL stop?) of war.

Peace, Love, Equality and Humane Justice,


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