After enjoying a week of pure joy here at home sadly it seems nothing has changed in Trump’s America where the carnage and mayhem continues unabated with no end in sight.
Portland, USA, July 2020.
“Victims in their own country of state sponsored violence…
…And someday, when we do finish that long journey toward freedom; when we do form a more perfect union – whether it’s years from now, or decades, or even if it takes another two centuries – John Lewis will be a founding father of that fuller, fairer, better America…
…where real courage comes from. Not from turning on each other, but by turning towards one another. Not by sowing hatred and division, but by spreading love and truth. Not by avoiding our responsibilities to create a better America and a better world, but by embracing those responsibilities with joy and perseverance and discovering that in our beloved community, we do not walk alone.”
Words from President Barrack Obama’s inspiring eulogy and call to action today at the moving funeral for the late Congressman John Lewis.
Athena, the Greek Goddess, was the patron and protectress of cities across ancient Greece, particularly Athens, from which she received her name. No wonder this heroic young woman who stood defiantly in front of those cowardly unmarked troops in Portland three days ago has been named the Portland Athena. She is a Goddess for our times and a true inspiration
Shadowed in Portland II
Shadowed in Portland I