The Week on Sunday (weekly)

The F Word — Artist Afuwa Granger | Feminine Moments tags: AfuwaGranger Feminist Art Peeking “Behind the Kitchen Door”: The struggle for food justice in America’s restaurant industry | The Feminist Wire While Wal-Mart MAY led to great access to…

Have you finished?

Have you finished?

Steam rolled daily in a this daily roller coaster called life Not because of the natural essence of life, worthwhile… Not because of the appeasing plea unique enlightenment Not because of reproductive need, procreative futures Because the cultural  on you…

Guys fucking guys...

Guys fucking guys…

                      Lugardia kept us in limbo Shackling us with sex in Our see thru straitjackets “You will marry the man We choose for you,” said My frantic father followed By…

The Week on Sunday (weekly)

PEN American Center – Toni Morrison Reads “English and the African Writer” by Chinua Achebe Toni Morrison discusses language and literature, the pervasive “denigration of black speech” in American literature, and the lasting impression that Chinua Achebe’s literature had on…

Come Away My Love

Come Away My Love

For my parents   “Come Away My Love” by Joseph Kariuki  Come away my love, from streets Where unkind eyes divide And shop windows reflect our difference In the shelter of my faithful room rest There, safe from opinions, being behind…

The Week on Sunday (weekly)

Femmes, Pulling the Pieces Together: A Keynote Address by Pratibha Parmar | The Feminist Wire The disapproval of my outward signs of femininity was so evident that literally overnight I stopped my love affair with red lipstick and painted nails,…