Today, Wednesday, Feb 20th at 6:30pm, a fabulously talented wordsmith/poetess, Ishle Park, will be filming for HBO's Def Poetry Jam at the Supper Club. So is "Mr. Maarte" Regie Cabico. If you're in NY and want to support Ishle, please come! It would be great if she could have some supportive faces in the audience. You can contact the Supper Club at (212) 921-1940.

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Friends organizing for the February 20 National Day of Solidarity with Muslim, Arab, and South Asian immigrants,

Below is is the text of a Pledge of Resistance that I wrote and will be publicly making on February 20.  I urge everyone to distribute it on the day. I encourage people to read it aloud and publicly make the same pledge in groups at your local events.

En la resistencia,
Travis Morales


Today, February 20, 2002, they are coming first for the Palestinians, Pakistanis, Saudis, Jordanians, Egyptians, Afghanis, Yemenis, Muslims, Arabs, and South Asians.

But today, February 20, 2002, I pledge resistance to the disappearances, indefinite detentions, deportations, torture, and secret military tribunals.

I pledge resistance to the government’s persecution of people based upon where they were born, the color of their skin, their immigration status, the language they speak, or the religion they practice.

I pledge resistance to the hateful racism and vigilante attacks that have been encouraged by the government’s anti-immigrant hysteria.

I pledge to unite and work with as many people as possible from all backgrounds to find the ways to stop all of this now and in the future.

I pledge and commit myself to people here and around the world to work tirelessly, to unite with thousands, tens of thousand and ultimately millions, to stand up to whatever the government may throw at us, to do whatever is necessary, so that together, we can stop these and all attacks on Muslim, Arab, South Asian and all immigrants.

Travis Morales
Supporter of the Revolutionary Communist Party
Member of La Resistencia National Council