Tag Archives: June Jordan

A Month of Black Love #1

As a way of showing myself love and care I am going to share something meaningful to me everyday this month. As a way of showing my Black communities love, I will share meaningful things. *Update, apparently my life did … Continue reading

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When Racist [His]tory of Race Stops Being Fascinating.

This is a brief aside from class last week. As we were discussing a paper that discussed the (abstracted) conceptual history of the term ‘Race’, and were focusing on the categorization of Races as it relates to christian religion (we were planted in … Continue reading

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A Poetic Meditation in Memoriam

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, though most of us don’t have the day off to reflect and meditate on the gravity of his life and the many contributions he added to the movement. Well, if you have a … Continue reading

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Please Excuse Me During This Transition.

Comrades- Pardon the dust and cobwebs as I am transitioning into academic mentality. My last year in this graduate program is upon me and I seem to be drowning under all the run-around and red-tape. Classes don’t start for a couple weeks, … Continue reading

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In Celebration of June Jordan on the Anniversary of June’s Birth

June Jordan has changed my life over several times at this point, so I am dedicating this post to June as celebration on the anniversary of her birth!! I am sharing the poem that started it all with me, “Poem … Continue reading

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The (Ongoing) Struggle Part One: What Keeps Me Up At Night. What Drives Me To Write.

“If this is your path, as it is mine, let me offer whatever solace you may find in this monstrous benediction: May you discover the enlivening power of darkness within yourself. May it nourish your rage. May your rage inform … Continue reading

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Self-Loathing and Other Complications of Intersectional Identity Politics: How June Jordan Saves the Day

  This is the part of the year where time begins to get away from me, so I thought I would explore this phenomenon here. I just sat up a few moments ago (so approximately 4:20A.M.) and asked myself when … Continue reading

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