Author: Grayson Scott

Dispatch from the NYC Protests

A Dispatch from the New York City Protests, May 28th to 31st Grayson Scott   I was born a few years before the Seattle WTO protests of 1999. The first images I remember from television were of the invasion of Iraq, but I saw nothing of the massive, global marches and acts of resistance that accompanied them. Occupy was over by the time I was in middle school. The first time I was arrested—briefly, and without being processed—was at a BLM action for a man named Jocques Clemmons. (The site of this demonstration was the Metro Nashville Courthouse, which...

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Open Borders? Grayson Scott Heard of a van that is loaded with weapons, Packed up and ready to go Heard of some grave sites, out by the highway, A place where nobody knows The sound of gunfire, off in the distance, I’m getting used to it now Lived in a brownstone, lived in a ghetto, I’ve lived all over this town This ain’t no party, this ain’t no disco, This ain’t no fooling around No time for dancing, or lovey dovey, I ain’t got time for that now Transmit the message, to the receiver, Hope for an answer some...

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