DECEMBER 2 — ANDY PALACIO
Belizean Garifuna singer, cultural ambassador, folk activist.
DECEMBER 2, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Belgium: LOVERS’ FAIR. FEAST OF PIRATE UTOPIAS.
ALSO ON DECEMBER 2 IN HISTORY…
1620 — First English-language newspaper published, Britain.
1859 — Abolitionist, direct-actionist John Brown hung, Charleston, Virginia.
1885 — Zorba the Greek author Nikos Kazantzakis born, Candia, Crete.
1902 — Cuban surrealist painter Wifredo Lam born, Sagua de Grande, Cuba.
1942 — First “controlled” atomic chain-reaction, Stagg Field, Chicago, Illinois.
1960 — Garifuna musicologist, folk activist Andy Palacio born, Barranco, Belize.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective.