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

Wilson is a tool to teach young black men about themselves in an artful fashion by reconnecting them with their song, by letting them know that song exist, and connecting the power of that song to their possibilities — it … Continue reading

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