We Lived to Tell the Story; Lebanon Rescued Us by Cynthia McKinney

January 1, 2009 Yesterday, we met with the President of Lebanon, the Chief of the Military, and the Interior Minister who all thanked us for responding and risking our lives on a mission of mercy; we profusely thanked them for rescuing us. What would we have done, stranded out at sea, prohibited from reaching our … Continue reading We Lived to Tell the Story; Lebanon Rescued Us by Cynthia McKinney

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Oh What a Day! by Cynthia McKinney

December 30, 2008I’m so glad that my father told me to buy a special notebook and to write everything down because that’s exactly what I did. When we left from Cyprus, one reporter asked me “are you afraid?” And I had to respond that Malcolm X wasn’t afraid; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wasn’t afraid. … Continue reading Oh What a Day! by Cynthia McKinney

Omer Goldman and the Israeli Military

Ed Asner on Huffington Post I've been around this world for awhile, and it's pretty hard to leave me speechless. But when I learned about Omer Goldman - well, her story got me. If you haven't heard the name Omer Goldman yet, have a seat and grab your Kleenex. Her courage, and the courage of … Continue reading Omer Goldman and the Israeli Military

Cynthia McKinney: A Funny Thing Happened to Me on My Way to the Damascus Conference

Today, November 23rd, I was slated to give remarks in Damascus, Syria at aConference being held to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the UniversalDeclaration of Human Rights and, sadly, the 60th year that the Palestinianpeople have been denied their Right of Return enshrined in that UniversalDeclaration.  But a funny thing happened to me while at … Continue reading Cynthia McKinney: A Funny Thing Happened to Me on My Way to the Damascus Conference