November 12, 2016
While President elect Donald Trump was giving his victory speech, my attention fell a few inches to his right onto the small, lily-white...
Poetry
October 14, 2016
Colony Collapse Syndrome as we squat through slum rise slum set in this labor hood of Atlantis I wonder how much sun one needs to see to...
Opinion
December 16, 2015
“ Waan u maaleynayaa, markaad dhameysey hadalkaaga guumaysiga ku sabsan ayaad dib u noqon kartaa qabyaaladda soomaaliyeed iwm." (“I would...
Opinion
November 28, 2015
MIA released her latest video "Borders" recently and caused, as she so often does, an Internet uproar. Her self-directed video is a visual...
blog
October 27, 2015
Beasts of No Nation poses some complicated questions about Hollywood’s treatment of black masculinity. While the movie based on the 2005...
Poetry
September 21, 2015
Introduction ABSENT TREES AND ROPE By Brenda Marie Osbey From May through October, whites beat, stabbed, shot, lynched , burned at the...
Reviews
July 29, 2015
On May 13, 1985, one of the blacker days of the U.S. war on its domestic black population, the Philadelphia Police Department undertook the...
blog
June 21, 2015
In the week after Eric Casebolt of the McKinney Police Department provided backup for two women’s racist assaults on black teens enjoying...
Opinion
June 15, 2015
“Dougla” is a slur meaning “bastard” or “mutt.” It has its origins in Bhojpuri, the dialect of Hindi spoken by the majority of Indians who...