http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/53 The above is a link to a speaker on environmental activism, gentrification, and its impact on communities of color. It’s very, very good.
An estimated one million people are currently living with HIV in the United States, with approximately 40,000 new infections occurring each year. Half of all new infections in the United States occur in people 25 years of age or younger. Please join us Saturday, December 1, 2007 to raise awareness about this growing epidemic. […]
The Meyer Foundation is committed to providing nonprofits and grantmakers with additional resources beyond what Meyer can support or accomplish on its own. Saturday, December 15, 2007 Sabbaticals for Long-Time Activists of Color Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program The Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program is committed to advancing progressive social change by helping to sustain long-time activists of color. […]
Women of Color in Comics and Manga. This November 12, DigitalFemme will be moderating a fantastic panel attended by three wonderful women cartoonists that you should know about. Alitha E. Martinez, who has worked on Marvel’s Thor and Iron Man, will be on hand to discuss her time at Marvel and her latest independent project […]
EDGEWORKS Dance Theater Open Call for Discussion Groups Are You Interested In Participating In An EDT Project On Gender, Sexuality, And Spirituality? EDGEWORKS Dance Theater’s Founder & Artistic Director Helanius J. Wilkins recently launched the determining factor– a work focused on gender, sexuality and spirituality; and that will be the result of community collaboration. The […]
Check out the new Split This Rock Blog, Blog This Rock! It is edited/curated by Peter Montgomery and will showcase exciting work at the intersection of poetry and social change from all over the country. Building toward Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness, March 20-23, 2008, Blog This Rock will be […]
Hmm. It’s a toss-up. On the one hand, Roberson’s writing at full force here. All the delightful sensory details that made the dry deserty world of Tiger and Del a reality are present. You can feel the dust coating your face in Roberson’s lushly realized world. And she neatly establishes that it’s a world in […]