Monday Night Movie: All Diamonds are Blood Diamonds

Published makedameeks - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 5:51pm

Movie and Discussion with Diane Tornay and the Uhuru Solidarity Movement
The true story of diamonds

Most of us blithely take for granted the resources available to us in our daily lives. We don’t give much thought to the brutality and suffering it takes to extract those resources for our use at the expense of the people to whom they belong.

Even as the U.S. war against the Iraqi people rages on, we continue to mindlessly pump gas into our cars without thinking of the deadly violence in the Middle East being waged so that the American people can continue to use all the oil we want.
The same holds true for diamonds, the glittering rocks of crystallized carbon worn by millions.

Long revered as rare, benign gems symbolizing the ideals of beauty and everlasting love, diamonds are the desired gift for engagements, anniversaries, graduations, or simply as an expression of love. Diamonds are thought to be the makings of heirlooms, something to pass down from generation to generation with ever appreciating value.

Cost: 
Free, donations appreciated
When:
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 7:00pm
Cost: 
Free, donations appreciated