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WOMEN'S MARCH ON WASHINGTON:PROTESTERS PERFORM "I CAN'T KEEP QUIET"
These women practised this amazing song online and performed it during the women's march on Washington. Original artist: MILCK https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

The Los Angeles-based singer known as MILCK knew she wanted to do something memorable for the Women’s March in Washington, D.C on Saturday. So she contacted a small group of other singers from across the country to coordinate a flash mob performance of MILCK’s song “Quiet,” an emotional rallying cry for self-empowerment and unity. The group of women rehearsed together via Skype and rendezvoused in D.C., where they performed a capella versions of “Quiet” several times during the march.

Israeli director Alma Har'el captured part of one of the performances and posted it to her Twitter account and Facebook page, where it’s accrued more than 8 million views.

The performance is unadorned and profoundly moving, capturing at least part of the mood that settled on the march, with a balance of defiance and love.

A Flash Mob Choir At The Women’s March Turned This Unknown Song Into An Anthem

Off the Egyptian coast. June 8, 1967. An Israeli gun boat passes through the Straits of Tiran near Sharm El Sheikh. The Straits of Tiran are the narrow sea passages between the Sinai and Arabian peninsulas which separate the Gulf of Aqaba from the Red Sea proper.

Photograph: Yaacov Agor/Israeli Government Press Office

A Palestinian protester uses a sling to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes near the Israeli settlement of Bet El, near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, by Mohamad Torokman.

BEIT EL : Israeli soldiers detain a wounded Palestinian stone thrower after infiltrated members of the Israeli security forces shot at fellow protesters during clashes in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on October 7, 2015. New violence rocked Israel and the Israeli-occupied West Bank, including a stabbing in annexed east Jerusalem, even as Israel and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas took steps to ease tensions. AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI                        

Despite all my accomplishments — and my age is also an accomplishment — I felt minimized. …For me this is not personal.  It is intellectual, ideological and legal. I think to myself, here I am, an older woman, educated, I’ve been around the world, and some guy can decide that I shouldn’t sit next to him. Why?
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Regarding her lawsuit against the Israeli airline El Al, which forced her to switch seats because an ultra-Orthodox man refused to sit next to her, 81-year-old retired lawyer, PhD and Holocaust survivor RENEE RABINOWITZ.

Fuck yes.