For Black educators when school systems aren’t doing enuf – ASCD Inservice

I write these words a week after the Breonna Taylor verdict and two days after the first presidential debate, where I watched President Trump uphold white supremacy. I wish I could let these events slide off me, but they haunt, they nag, and they remind me yet again that Black lives do not matter. Other wounds of 2020 already fester—George Floyd’s public execution, Ahmaud Arbery’s last run, the disproportionate number of Black people impacted by COVID-19, and on and on.

Last week, a white man wrote me an email starting with, “I trust you are well.” I responded, “These days, I don’t think we can trust that anyone is well, especially Black women. I am not well. We are not well.”
— Read on inservice.ascd.org/for-black-educators-when-school-systems-arent-doing-enuf/

The Prison Music Project: Songs from Inside New Folsom Prison : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN : NPR

There are 2 million people in prison in the United States. Let that sink in for a moment. Another way to put that: the US has 5% of the global population, but makes up 25% of the global prison population. That is a lot of people. And every single one of those people has a story.

The new album from The Prison Music Project called Long Time Gone highlights a few of those stories. It features songs by nine incarcerated or formerly incarcerated writers and was put together by musician Zoe Boekbinder. Zoe began volunteer teaching songwriting workshops at New Folsom Prison in California about a decade ago. After a while, it became apparent that the powerful songs being written needed to be heard outside of the prison walls, so Zoe reached out to musician Ani DiFranco to produce an album.
— Read on www.npr.org/2020/10/26/927811718/the-prison-music-project-songs-from-inside-new-folsom-prison

FORTUNES OF WANGRIN PDF

The Fortunes of Wangrin Amadou Hampaté Bâ [note special accents on the “e” in Hampate and “a” Ba not correctly reproduced here―see ms.] Translated by. Click on map for a larger display; the map source is the Yale University Library In the novel “L’étrange destin de Wangrin ou les roueries d’un interprète africain”. The Fortunes of Wangrin. Translated by Aina. Pavolini Taylor. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. pp. Cloth. $, ISBN
— Read on apbf.online/fortunes-of-wangrin-20/

A Black Man’s Guide

Welcome to my page!

Thanks for joining US on this Journey into Cosmic Black Consciousness.

A Black Man’s Guide is a lecture and video series hosted by Omowale of Ewosa Village. We will be exploring the concept of Self-Determination as well as the current state of Black people in the United States and larger Afrikan Diaspora, with a focus specifically on Black men and our current mental and physical conditions living under white supremacist colonial rule. The principle aim is to dive deep into the psyche of Black men who have been traumatized by the Afrikan Holocaust, and present genocidal warfare and police state brutality directed against Black communities in general, and Black men, in particular. We envision this as a Spiritual Healing process to ensure our survival and advancement as a part of Global Hue-Manity.

The Magic of the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine | by Masculine & Feminine | Medium

Boys were brought up with the belief to suppress their own divine feminine energy, or in other words: their intuition, creativity, the flow of things, love. Society has screwed up big time and one could ask the question if that was designed intentionally.
The truth is that no man will ever be complete without his Divine Feminine. That not only applies to the energies within him, but also his Divine Feminine partner in life. This society is built upon the idea of separation and competition, as explained in our MASTERCLASS „An Awakened Man“. This means that everyone’s belief system is based upon the thought that they are supposed to „make it alone“, to be better than someone or have more. This belief system has been proven to be wrong.
— Read on medium.com/@divinemasculine/the-magic-of-the-divine-feminine-and-the-divine-masculine-25dd23523607

Analog Fluids Of Sonic Black Holes | Moor Mother

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Analog Fluids Of Sonic Black Holes by Moor Mother, released 08 November 2019

1. Repeater (feat. Dali de Saint Paul)
2. Don’t Die
3. After Images
4. Engineered Uncertainty
5. Master’s Clock
6. Black Flight (feat. Saul Williams)
7. The Myth Hold Weight
8. Sonic Black Holes
9. LA92
10. Shadowgrams
11. Private Silence (feat. Reef The Lost Cauze)
12. Cold Case (feat. Emel Mathlouthi)
13. Passing Of Time (feat. Juçara Marçal)

— Read on moormother.bandcamp.com/album/analog-fluids-of-sonic-black-holes

Inspirations | Dwight Trible

Inspirations by Dwight Trible, released 30 June 2017

1. What the World Needs Now Is Love (feat. Matthew Halsall)
2. Tryin’ Times (feat. Matthew Halsall)
3. I Love Paris (feat. Matthew Halsall)
4. Feeling Good
5. Dear Lord (feat. Matthew Halsall)
6. Heaven & Hell
7. Black Is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair (feat. Matthew Halsall)
8. Deep River (feat. Matthew Halsall)

— Read on dwighttrible.bandcamp.com/album/inspirations