Before Elie Wiesel Speaks At the U.N. …

George Clooney Makes An Appeal for Darfur, Sudan:

Even more, click here for a three-part mini-series documentary Clooney put together to inform those of us not in the know. Access an interview he did on CNN as well; they call it “Cashing in his celebrity credit card” — bully for him & for the folks he helps, however indirectly and little.

Close to half a million murdered to date … sound like any other period of history?

Thanks to Jilliann for pointing Clooney’s use of his clout for a good cause out.


In other news, the Boully, Belz, and Howe readings are available here now. Fun night – thanks to audience and readers alike!

One Response to “Before Elie Wiesel Speaks At the U.N. …”

  1. EL Says:
    October 4th, 2006 at 3:36 am eFuck anyone who cuts Clooney down from spreading the word about a genocide. Come on, people.

    Anyway, thanks for posting this or I’d never have seen the series.

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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She co-edited with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edits the anthology series, Bettering American Poetry, and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.

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