The Week on Sunday (weekly)

The Black Jacobins, Education and Redemption by Russell Maroon Shoatz | Moorbey’z Blog The ruling elites of societies use prisons both to punish those they label as law-breakers and at the same time to terrorize those “free” members of society…

The Week on Sunday (weekly)

The Madwoman with a Laptop On this Labor Day weekend, I challenge those who are going or have already gone back to school this year to look around and notice what’s happening with assistant professors on your campus. Do you…

SOKARI EKINE: A Poem at Peace with Itself.

SOKARI EKINE: A Poem at Peace with Itself.

that wise place is in you, warrior o, where the prophet talks, and visions are cautiously told. where men are fine as goodness itself and women are strong as baobab. you, one-woman army, carry the heavy when wata done pass…

PATH OF THE SMILING SUN

one of the solos in my head keeps chanting that uncertainty is the best way to contaminate time.   i, myself am not sure what i am meant to scream to that because i am already living the truth of…

The Week on Sunday (weekly)

Clair of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat There is no such thing as Haiti.Or, as Edwidge Danticat makes clear in “Claire of the Sea Light,” her new novel, there is no such thing as one Haiti, no fixed understanding,…