The Genocide Series


Genocide is the systematic killing of all or part of a racial, ethnic, religious or national group. Furthermore, "any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life, calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; [and] forcibly transferring children of the group to another group."
--- 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG)

The global horror of genocide paints graphic portraits of psychopathic depravity.

After I watched the Showtime film, Sometimes in April, which captured the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, I couldn’t sleep. The brutal executions of families tormented me until, as if by rote, I gathered oil pastels and paper and released the awful turmoil writing within me in the dark before dawn. Genocide 2005: Rwanda 1994 emerged whole in a roiling stream of consciousness.

Genocide 2005: Rwanda 1994 inspired Genocide 2005: World War II and Genocide 2005: Today.

After working to help elect civil rights attorney James H. Hall, Jr. president of the NAACP Milwaukee in 2010 and the following years with Milwaukee Inner-City Congregations Allied for Hope, Genocide 2014: USA 1865 to Present and Genocide 2014: 1971 to Present materialized.

Silence sanctions genocide. The whole world is greater than the sum of its parts. But not according to today's Republicans. Next year's election on November 8, 2022 will determine whether America remains a democracy or we become authoritarian. And you must know how dictators treat their citizens. just Google Putin, for example.
Yes 2010: American Child
Yes 2010: American Child
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Critically Acclaimed Art by Colorist Patricia Obletz