TIL In 1984 Summer Olympics Judo final, Egypt’s Mohamed Ali Rashwan lost to Japan’s Yasuhiro Yamashita who previously tore a right calf muscle. Rashwan did not aim for Yamashita’s right leg because he did not regard that as a fair play. He won an award from the International Fairplay Committee.
Friend:Anger doesn't solve anything. How is your anger going to change the social climate?
Me:Anger seemed to work for MLK, Malcolm X, Black Panther Party, Nina Simone, even Mohamed Ali. Anger is what inspired three black queer women to start Black Lives Matter. Hell, Anger started the Civil Rights Movement.
And all Liberation Movements throughout the world.
Friend:You shouldn't take your anger out on _______.
‘Cesspool’ of anti-Israel behavior at University of Tennessee, watchdog group finds - A national watchdog group uncovered what it called a “disturbing trend” of anti-Semitic behavior on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with several students’ social media posts denigrating the Jewish faith and praising Adolf Hitler, The Algemeiner reported. Canary Mission blamed the so-called “cesspool” of anti-Israel behavior on the university’s branches of Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Students Association, according to last Thursday’s report. One student, Jordan Welsh, was accused of making anti-American statements while bragging about his assault weapons and posting a photo describing Hitler as “The Original Emo Kid.” A sophomore with ties to the MSA, Hesham Annamer, reportedly tweeted in 2014, “Hitler had a lot of great ideas. We need a guy like that in the white house.” A member of SJP named Mohamed Ali tweeted in 2012 that he’d written about Hitler for a class “cuz he’s a boss.” Eyad Hijr, a graduate affiliated with the MSA, told one social media user in 2014, “I already hate you. You dirty filthy Jew. All your people do is f—– s— up. Wish hitler was still around to show you guys,” according to the report. Meanwhile, the founder of SJP at the university, Amira Sakalla, referenced the First Intifada in a 2013 tweet and claimed it was “about time” for another Palestinian uprising, The Algemeiner added. There was no immediate response from the university. A Canary Mission representative said members of SJP “usually attempt to clothe their hatred with a thin veil of human rights. In the case of the University of Tennessee, there is no veil, just raw bigotry.”
Be a leader of your life!..statue of Ibrahim pasha,son of modern Egypt founder Mohamed Ali. (1848 A.D.),#egypt🇪🇬 ,#ibrahimpasha ,#leader ,#sculpture ,#statue ,#cairo ,#caire,#mohamedalidynasty (at Mohamed Ali Citadel, Old Cairo)