Affirmations and Slogans #EnoughIsEnough

On December 4, 2014 by pampi

10639641_10101770917359211_7785721798365012581_nI offer some materials in solidarity for poster and sticker making parties around the Bean in preparation for the protest tonight (everything in parenthesis is simply a nod to the source) – those in bold i’m really partial to. If you’re feeling any of those, let’s make them first ;)

ONLY CIVILIANS TRY
ABUSE OF AUTHORITY
WE ARE THE ONES
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WE ARE THE TAXPAYERS
WHEN THE STATE CEASES TO PROTECT

Suggested Look: homage to original civil rights march on washington

Suggested Look: homage to original civil rights march on washington

& CONDONES ABUSES OF AUTHORITY
IT MUST BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE TO US
WE ARE THE ONES
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NO THANKS, BIG BROTHER

DON’T YOU FRATERNIZE ON OUR DIME
WE ARE THE ONES

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GUNS + SMOKE SCREENS

ASHES ASHES
WE ALL FALL DOWN
WE ARE THE ONES
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END
ALL QUOTAS
RACIAL PROFILING
STOP + FRISK
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HOLD THE LINE
WE ARE THE ONES
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EQUALITY IN DEATH
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DEATH + TAXES ===>
RIGHT TO MEET OUR MAKER
ON OUR TERMS
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WE PAY TAXES ===>
WE MEET DEATH
ON OUR TERMS
IN MEMORIAM
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WE ARE THE ONES
NO SURRENDER
NO RETREAT
NO EXCUSES
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You will not be able to stay home, brother.
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out.
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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You will not be able to skip out for beer during commercials.
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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There will be no pictures of pigs
shooting down brothers
in the instant replay.
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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There will be no pictures of hairy armed women liberationists
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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The theme song will not be written by Jay Z, Francis Scott Key,
nor sung by Mumford and Sons, Lorde, Miley or Pharrell.
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Adapted from Gil Scott-Heron by Pampi + Loreto)
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The revolution will not be right back after a message
THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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The revolution will not be televised, will not be televised,
will not be televised, will not be televised.
THE REVOLUTION WILL BE LIVE!
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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The revolution will be no re-runs, brothers;
THE REVOLUTION WILL BE LIVE!
(- Gil Scott-Heron)
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ABSOLUTELY UNBEARABLE.
UNACCEPTABLE.
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10384516_10203667464388600_5985394641595710814_nIN MEMORIAM
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We are the ones
WE ARE ABOUT LIFE!
(- Assata Shakur)
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When they try to take control of both body and soul
WE ARE ABOUT LIFE!
(- Adapted from Assata Shakur by Jacob Dinklage)
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Because a right to life is a civil right
Because our people are precious
WE ARE ABOUT LIFE!
(- Adapted from Assata Shakur by Pampi)
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let us say no to post-racism
LET US SEE IT!
let us TRULY break free
WE ARE THE ONES
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let us say no to holocausts
LET US REMEMBER
SO WE NEVER FORGET!
let us TRULY break free
WE ARE THE ONES
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when we compel whole peoples to know their place
we are not free at all
let us TRULY break free
WE ARE THE ONES
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let us bring the beauty in our hearts
OUT!
WE ARE THE ONES
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THERE COMES A MOMENT
I AM CALLED TO ACT
WE ARE THE ONES
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THERE COMES A MOMENT
I’M CALLED TO ACT
STAND IN THE STREETS
WITH YOU
WE ARE THE ONES
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THE SYSTEM ISN’T BROKEN
IN FACT
IT IS WORKING JUST FINE
LET US DISMANTLE
WE ARE THE ONES
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LET US DISMANTLE
OUR PREJUDICES
OUR PRIVILEGES
OUR EGO
WE ARE THE ONES
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LET US DISMANTLE
OUR WHITEWASHING
WE ARE THE ONES
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YOUTH WILL BE YOUTH
WE ARE THE ADULTS
DON’T POLICE OUR YOUTH
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