Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Save Darfur Rally: My Point Of View

© Stephen Bess 2006
Saturday night in D.C. on U street. I saw this poster and decided at that point that I wanted to attend.

© Stephen Bess 2006

Dinner at Busboy's and thoughts about a headwrap.

© Stephen Bess 2006
The beginning of the rally sometime around noon on Sunday.


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The rally is picking up in momentum. There is a growing excitement in the crowd.

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17 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing the pictures from the rally!

Stephen A. Bess said...

Good morning Faith! You're welcome and have a great day.

MJW said...

Wow...I wish I'd gone...

Stephen A. Bess said...

It was good turn out as you probably saw on the news. I really hope that it can make a difference.

Anonymous said...

Thanx Comrade Stephen, for keeping us informed Stephen :)

Stephen A. Bess said...

You're welcome Tryphina. I'm trying to develop myself as an activist. :)You need to go with me next time.

Anonymous said...

I think every self-respecting Comrade should have been there. Count me in next time :)

the prisoner's wife said...

nice reporting! :)

i am always amazed at the amount of planning that goes into these events. glad it was so successful, but would have still like to see more colored people.

NML/Natalie said...

Thanks for sharing the pics :-)

Stephen A. Bess said...

tryphina-
I'll see you comrade!

p wife-
Yes, more colored people would've been nice. :)

nml-
You're so welcome. :)

the prisoner's wife said...

stephen,

we are discussing the immigrants' rallies over @ my spot. i would love to get your POV.

btw: colored people are the illest (like us Gems)*smile*

Bougie Black Boy said...

hmmm... interesting... it amazes me how you always seem to have a camera at the right time and the right place...

Salsa said...

You definitely have an eye for taking pictures. Just stopping by to let you know I'm back!

Stephen A. Bess said...

Hey groove! So you decided to join us again. :) Good to see you back. Thanks for the compliment. I really enjoy photography.

Stephen A. Bess said...

bougie-
Thanks! It helps that I take the camera every where I go. :)

Brea said...

I MUST get to Busboys and Poets! Everytime I read about it on your blog I want to go! Have you ever been to their poetry night?

Stephen A. Bess said...

Brea-
Yes, I'm sometimes creature of habit. This is why I can't do dirt. They'll find me too fast and lock me up. :)
I've been there on poetry night, but I've never participated in open mike. One day I will. :)