Arts


The United Snakkkes Called US- ReViEWsforTheReVolution Review of the Movie US

The new beautiful Jordan Peele movie “US” is about so many things- from false borders to charity industrial complexes to parenting to colonial borders, detention centers and the plantation prison nation all the way through embedded with Christian biblical doomsday allegories, Indigenous iconography and wite-science.  But first and foremost its about the horror movie called Life, the horror of not “seeing” each other- the horror of what I call “the violent act of looking away,” the horrific implica

The Power of Man, The Demise of Mama Earth

As a child, I used to watch Mama dance and sing to her favorite song, “Earth Crisis” by Steel Pulse and at the time I didn’t quite understand why she insisted  that I paid attention to that song. She knew that the universe was in peril and in her own artistic way she was preparing me for it.

THE PEOPLE CAGE

Dee Allen- Po Poet and Author of the newly released POOR Press publication - Skeletal Black - available at poorpress.net  

From "CARE" to Cages- for Houseless Folks in amerikkklan

From "CARE" to Cages- for Houseless Folks in amerikkklan

Rebuilding the House: Shawna Hawk, Media Island, and an Opportunity for Redistribution of Hoarded Wealth, Power, and Resources

Shawna Hawk is a Black Power movement builder, a Mother, a Healer and a catalyst for social change.

Ancestors and Art as Post-Katrina Resistance A Poverty Skola Tour Through New Orleans

“Wow, i didn’t even know that place was gone” New Orleans born and raised sisSTAR Ann, exclaimed as we rolled through the gentriFUKed and/or re-deviloped streets of the 9th ward, Algiers and Treme neighborhoods of New Orleans, to name a few.

 

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ReViewsForTheRevVoLution:: Black Panther and Black Love- a review

Movie Review: Black Panther

 

Action- This movie did not let me down with all the kick-azz scenes that kept me squealing with excitement and wanting more. The star-filled cast was amazing and perfected and the storyline tapped into my genetic memory bank.

 

The Revolution Continues: Ahmed Salah and the Arab Spring

“I was anticipating a breakthrough -- hoping that the protest would not be instantly dispersed by riot police, like so many previous marches. On that day I thought that if everybody does their part, we will have tens of thousands. What happened was a shock to me. Instead of tens of thousands, there were hundreds of thousands”.

 

-Ahmed Salah, speaking to Washington Post reporter Jackson Diehl

 

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