Monthly Archives: March 2015

Inequity, Violence, Grief and Trauma: The Battlefield at Home

Ain’t nobody got time to cry in a war zone; where I live — “*even the birds sing bass”. –WordSlanger, (*Reginald Lockett) Anthony Lake, the head of UNICEF, observed during an Al Jazeera interview on the impact of war on … Continue reading

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The Question of Light: Tilda Swinton’s speech at the Rothko Chapel

Originally posted on Conner Habib:
Below is the only place to read Tilda Swinton’s moving and radiant speech at the Rothko Chapel in Texas.   Why do I have it?  A brief explanation. Last year, actress Tilda Swinton was presented…

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in the middle of the storm dancing heads down chanting bobbing in rhythm the drummers drum give me some give me some that older than religion before division watch i multiply back snap head up face to the sky arms … Continue reading

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D.C. Cannot Shy Away from Teaching Boys about August Wilson and Anger

Originally posted on August Wilson Blog:
From The Washington Post: “As an American black man, I get so frustrated dealing inside a white world where nothing I say can convey how complicated life really is, how just being black adds…

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