Issue 22

Article titled Soul Fire Farm

Soul Fire Farm

Located at 1972 NY-2 in Petersburg, New York, Soul Fire Farm is unique in its vision, mission and work.  Soul Fire Farm, as per its website, is “an Afro-Indigenous centered community farm committed to uprooting racism and seeding sovereignty in ... Continue Reading
Article titled Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum

Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum

Located at 1311 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 203 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the mission of the forthcoming Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum (OHAM), as per its website, is “to preserve, perpetuate & promote the contributions about Africana early settler... Continue Reading
Article titled Leah Penniman

Leah Penniman

“As a creative educator, regenerative farmer, writer and activist, Leah Penniman is an exceptional leader for food justice.  She is best known for her work at Soul Fire Farm … an organic family farm committed to ‘the dismantling of oppre... Continue Reading
Article titled John Boyd, Jr.

John Boyd, Jr.

“Throughout his legal and legislative journey, Dr. Boyd realized African American farmers needed a platform so their voices could be heard.” ~ Land O’Lakes statement at the National Black Farmers Association website Born in New York Cit... Continue Reading
Article titled BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXVI

BLACKListed Culture – Sounds XXXXVI

“There are all forms of it that we forgotten … I want to remind people that Black music is amazing …” ~ Robert Glasper Remain positive and focused … GREATNESS truly resides WITHIN … then check for it elsewhere!!    &nb... Continue Reading
Article titled Stompin’ at the Savoy (1992)

Stompin’ at the Savoy (1992)

Opening in New York City during the late 1930s, Stompin’ at the Savoy is centered around the friendship of four African-American women, Dorothy (Vanessa Bell Calloway), Alice (Jasmine Guy), Pauline (Vanessa Williams) and Esther (Lynn Whitfield). ... Continue Reading
Article titled Thomasine and Bushrod (1974)

Thomasine and Bushrod (1974)

Set in the American South circa 1911, this film is centered upon lovers, J.P. Bushrod (Max Julien) and Thomasine (Vonetta McGee).  Both are disgusted at the rampant exploitation by Whites who are wealthy capitalists and those who corrupt the l... Continue Reading