writing for me is the only free place. it’s the only place where i’m...– toni morrison
tell me something good
on monday night hbo aired part 1 of the documentary “the black list” by elvis mitchell and timothy greenfield-sanders and i got a double stamp on my ‘black’ card by dutifully watching it instead of ted kennedy’s speech at the dnc (that’s what youtube is for, thankyouverymuch). it was really cool to see these iconic figures articulate their lived experiences...
a fine romance, with no kisses a fine romance, my friend this is we should be...– “a fine romance”, billie holiday
through the enigmatic magic of the ‘shuffle’ button on my ipod, this song has been beating me in the head all day. who knew billie holiday was so familiar with online dating? she was truly ahead of her time— a visionary! suck it, al gore.
trouble the water | it's not about a hurricane.... →
tia lessin and carl deal’s award-winning film “trouble the water” opens this weekend in nyc and l.a. It’s an amazing story that begins with footage of hurricane katrina taken by two survivors and follows their story in the aftermath of the storm. for showtimes and tickets: www.troublethewaterfilm.com/theaters this opening weekend will determine further...
that’s right, kids. i’m blogging again! i thought this moment would never come, but i’m finally headed off to school on sept 16. where: university of leeds what: ma geography, activism and social change why: to understand the history, theory, and practice of local activism and community organizing within the context of the broader fight for social change— it’s...