Genuine mothering is reciprocal.– Carole Boyce Davies, 1985
Survival alone and persistent mothering of others cannot be considered...– Carole Boyce Davies, “Mothering and Healing in Recent Black Women’s Fiction” 1985
The specific contributions Black women make in nurturing Black community...– Patricia Hill Collins, 1987 (Dedicated to Mama Nia)
African and African-American communities have also recognized that vesting one...– Patricia Hill Collins on “Bloodmothers, Other Mother and Women-Centered Networks” 1987
…the experience of motherhood can provide Black women with a base of...– Patricia Hill Collins “The Meaning of Motherhood in Black Culture and Black Mother Daughter Relationships,” 1987
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1980’s style! This is the first of a series of Public Service Announcements created by the participants in the School of Our Lorde publishing unit in Durham, NC all about why Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press is the best thing ever!!!!!! (Arsenio anyone?)
Hooray! This is a priceless moment from my graduation cookout…where my chosen little brother Paul (who I saw at his first drum performance at age 9!!!) plays a tribute and salute, and I dance with my Mama, my partner Julia and my cherished mentor (also Paul’s mom!) Mama Nia! We did it! Video by Katina Parker. Stay tuned for more graduation moments filmed by Julia and Jared! ...
Grace Lee Boggs on Re-Connecting Generations...
LIVING FOR CHANGE Re-Connecting Generations By Grace Lee Boggs The older I grow, the more I am convinced that the human race can only continue to evolve if we overcome the age segregation that has contributed so much to our dehumanization over the last few decades. When I was an undergraduate in the early 1930s, I heard Ira D. Reid speak at a weekend college conference and learned truths about...
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Mississippi Damned is an opportunity for... →
Mississippi Damned is an opportunity for transformation.– Alexis Pauline Gumbs (in the review I just wrote for Make/Shift)
We must recognize and nurture the creative parts of each other without always...– Audre Lorde (Eye to Eye: Black Women Hatred and Anger, 1983)
lovealesia: Janelle Monáe - Dance or Die ft Saul...
Best Weekend Ever!!!! Combahee Survival Revival... →
…the whole world should be like a hospital and everybody taking turns to...– (inside the mind of Buddy) in His Own Where by June Jordan Dedicated to Josh Reynolds towards a revolutionized manifestation of the City of Medicine (aka Durham)
Combahee Survival Revival NEXT Week!!!!!
SAVE THE DATE! COMBAHEE SURVIVAL REVIVAL WEEK IN DURHAM, NC MAY 22-29th In honor of Sakia Gunn and the Combahee River Collective, Combahee Survival Revival Week in Durham, NC will be a week full of trainings on how to live, eat, work and think sustainably and radically! Featuring fieldtrips, farm workdays, experiments, video making, poetic games, political discussions, writing ...
Be strong. We have the right to make the universe we dream. No need to fear...– Diane Di Prima “Revolutionary Letters”
Should all schools have gardens and greenhouses so that young people can learn...– James Boggs University of Adult Education, Detroit, Michigan, February 28, 1977
The world we live in is in a process of constant change. The material base is...– James Boggs, University of Adult Education, Detroit, Michigan, February 28, 1977
The Still Brave Podcast: BLACK FEMINIST... →
A PSA from the School of Our Lorde
Poets are community health workers.– Toni Cade Bambara in a 1982 Interview with Kay Bonetti (Thanks again Aishah!)
The layoff of thousands of teachers all over the country, the closing of...– the always BRILLIANT Grace Lee Boggs (thanks for sending this Aishah!)
Rerun: Why Mother's Day is a Queer Black Left... →
Queer Affirming Mamas in training: Listen Like... →
Mother yourself. The Essex Hemphill Sunday School... →
Perspectives Zine: Queer Womyn Speak Out →
Combahee Survival Revival Week Schedule of... →
Titillating Radical Love: We Have What We Need! From first session of the School of Our Lorde Publishing Unit!
and what piece of me is it then buried down there in North Carolina.– Audre Lorde, “Poem for Poet”
Voices Against Violence Zine 3!!! →