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Wearing of the Green/Long live a United Ireland!/Down with British colonialism!

SHAMROCK, IRISH SYMBOL

”The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground…..’
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WEARING OF THE GREEN/LONG LIVE A UNITED IRELAND/DOWN WITH BRITISH COLONIALISM!


Dear Readers
Here you can hear and read the beautiful Irish Resistance Song againstthe century long  brutal British oppression and colonialism, which not onlyoppressed and humiliated the Irish people, but also tried to destroy theirlanguage and culture!It makes me furious to watch, that till nowadays Northern Ireland, which is the rightful part of Ireland and an invention of British colonialism, is still oneof the last remnants of the British colonial Empire.

FINAL
And let’s not forget this.When speaking about British colonialism, always the oppressed colonies in Africa and Asia were centres of the attention and with right, but much less Ireland.Never forget that the British colonialism started just there.
SO:
DOWN WITH THE PRO COLONIAL GOVERNMENT OF NORTHERN IRELAND!NORTHERN IRELAND MUST BE PART OF IRELAND AGAIN!THE IRA [1] WAS RIGHT ABOUT THAT!And for me:I support any progressive Irish movement, which wants to fight for aUnited Ireland!
I hope to see the Day, that Northern Ireland is united with the rest ofIreland againIt’s a question of Justice!
ASTRID ESSED
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WIKIPEDIAIRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Republican_Army

WEARING OF THE GREEN
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TEXT

Wearing of the Green.

Wearing of the Green.

The following is the celebrated song which created such intense excitement throughout Great Britain, and for the incorporation of which in his piece, Mr. Bourcicault’ play of “Arrah na Pogue,” had to be withdrawn from the London stage.

I.

Oh, Paddy, dear, an’did you hear the news thats goin round?

The shamrock is forbid by law to grow on Irish ground.

No more St. Patrick’s day well keep, his color cant be seen,

For there’s a bloody law agin the wearin of the green.

I met with Napper Tandy, and he tuk me by the hand,

And he said, how’s poor ould Ireland, and how does she stand?

“She’s the most distressful country that ever you have seen,

They’re hangin men and women there for wearin of the green.”

II.

Then since the color we must wear is England’s cruel red,

Sure Ireland’s sons will neer forget the blood that they have shed.

You may take the shamrock from your hat and cast it on the sod,

It will take root and flourish there, though under foot ’tis trod.

When the law can stop the blades of grass from growing as they grow,

And when the leaves in summer time their verdure dare not show,

Then I will change the color I wear in my corbeen,

But till that day, plaze God, I’ll stick to wearin of the green.

III.

But if at last our color should be torn from Ireland’s heart,

Her sons with shame and sorrow from the dear ould soil will part.

I’ve heard whisper of a country that lies far beyant the say,

Where rich and poor stand equal in the light of freedom’s day.

Oh, Erin, must we lave you, driven by the tyrant’s hand,

Must we ask a mother—s welcome from a strange but happier land,

Where the cruel cross of England’s thraldom never shall be seen,

And where, thank God, we’ll live and die, still wearin of the green.

END OF THE SONG

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not Musea are racist!/Letter to Ripley’s Believe it or Not Amsterdam

Sarah Baartman
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La Belle Hottentot, a 19th-century French print of Baartman

A caricature of Baartman drawn in the early 19th century

Baartman’s exhibition poster in London

EXHIBITION AND MISUSE IN LONDON OF SARAH BAARTMAN,
THE ”HOTTENTOT VENUS” IN THE FIRST HALF
OF THE 19TH CENTURY
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COLONIAL EXHIBITION MARSEILLE, 1906

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COLONIAL EXHIBITION MARSEILLE, 1922

Paris Colonial Exposition

COLONIAL EXHIBITION PARIS, 1931

COLONIAL EXHIBITIONS IN THE OLD DAYS….
AND LOOK!
NEO COLONIAL SHOW OFFS OF BLACK PEOPLE
IN 2018!, AS THE SHOW OFF OF ”SHRUNKEN HEADS”
SO DEHUMANIZING…..BAH!!!!!!!
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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has more than 100 genuine shrunken human heads in its museums! The Jivaro tribes of South America would take the heads of fallen enemies, remove the skin whole, and shrink it to the size of a fist! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! founder Robert Ripley acquired his first genuine human shrunken head in Lima, Peru, in 1923.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has more than 100 genuine shrunken human heads in its museums! The Jivaro tribes of South America would take the heads of fallen enemies, remove the skin whole, and shrink it to the size of a fist! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! founder Robert Ripley acquired his first genuine human shrunken head in Lima, Peru, in 1923.

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! HAS MORE THAN 100 GENUINE SHRUNKEN HUMAN HEADS IN ITS MUSEUMS! THE JIVARO TRIBES OF SOUTH AMERICA WOULD TAKE THE HEADS OF FALLEN ENEMIES, REMOVE THE SKIN WHOLE, AND SHRINK IT TO THE SIZE OF A FIST! RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! FOUNDER ROBERT RIPLEY ACQUIRED HIS FIRST GENUINE HUMAN SHRUNKEN HEAD IN LIMA, PERU, IN 1923.

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COLONIAL EXHIBITION IN 2018!!!!!!!

 

 

 

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT MUSEA ARE RACIST!/LETTER
TO RIPLEY’S  ”BELIEVE IT OR NOT” AMSTERDAM
RIPLEY’S MUSEUM
”BELIEVE IT OR NOT”
AMSTERDAM
TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND
MANAGEMENT

 

Subject:
Your total lack of respect for non-western
people
Dear Directors and Management,
Sitting at a station at saturday 28th of april I could NOT
believe my eyes, seeing a billboard with a man in a
colonial sun helmet, holding
a shrunken head in his hand,, apparently from some non-western human
being.
When I looked further I saw an image of a native American man
[or woman, that was not visible] with an abnormal long neck
[obviously fotoshopped for fun!] with a fabricated African necklace
on the abnormal neck,
playing a guitar, that ended in a sort of animal with two heads.
On her/his head he [or she] wore a sort of headdress, consisting
of all non-western cultural symbols in the world [feathers, woollen balls, etc]

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[Doorbraak]/Black Pete is sooo 1850

 

BLACK PETE IS SOOO 1850

 

The Black Pete figure is outdated. Soon this racist figure may become a museum artifact in an exhibition on 19th century colonialism. Because the black house slave of the white master Sinterklaas is sooo 1850: the year in which the teacher Jan Schenkman blew life into the figure through his book “Sint Nicolaas and his servant”. The social movement which, 150 years after the abolition of slavery, demands the abolition of the Black Pete figure is on the winning side.

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