Why my Nigerian-American Parents Refused to See “Half A Yellow Sun”
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Why my Nigerian-American Parents Refused to See “Half A Yellow Sun”

Why my Nigerian-American Parents Refused to See “Half A Yellow Sun” Two years ago, I read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Half of A Yellow Sun.  I am a huge fan of Nigerian literature, especially Nigerian literature written to an audience that can draw parallels to their own visual and literal landscapes.  Of course, as a Black … Continue reading

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THIS WEEKEND- POWER AND RESISTANCE 2012

THIS WEEKEND- POWER AND RESISTANCE 2012

Come connect with community organizers and activist scholars from the Americas to talk about TRANSGENDER JUSTICE, GENDER/RACE & CRIMINALIZATION, INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS, ARTS AS ADVOCACY, and more. This conference invites participants to be in dialogue and features discussions with transgender rights activist MISS MAJOR, with indigenous rights lawyer MAYRA GOMEZ, with graffiti and graphic design artist TOOFLY, and with hip hop activists INVINCIBLE and LAH TERE. The conference closes with a women in hip hop event benefitting the Austin-based Mamas of Color Rising.

A two-day conference being held in Austin, TX October 5-6, 2012.

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Homeboy Sandman
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Homeboy Sandman

Yall remember that nyc cypher video with das racist and blu? Yall remember that tall rapper with a yellow shirt, geekin’ the fuck out in the background? So cute. Yea, that’s Homeboy Sandman. Now he’s signed to Stone Throw Records and currently touring with Brother Ali. His fourth album, First of a Living Breed was just released on … Continue reading