Photo Stories 2019 [2] Mothers and Sons

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Conversations, History, Photography, Stories | No Comments
Photo Stories 2019 [2] Mothers and Sons

Stranger Fruits is a series by photographer Jon Henry   created as a response to the killing of African American men by police. “The series uses the motif of the pietà—a depiction of the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus—as a means to examine a never-ending American tragedy. The pietà as a form captures both […]

The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category – Ola Osaze, 2019

The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category – Ola Osaze, 2019

Congratulations to this year’s recipient of The Society of AfroFuture Visionaries in They Own Category, Ola Osifo Osaze.   Ola is a trans masculine queer of Edo and Yoruba descent.  Ola is the “National Organizer for the Black LGBTQ+ Migrant Project and has been a community organizer for many years, including working with Transgender Law Center, the Audre […]

Birth / Earth Day Gifts

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in NOLA, Photography, Queer, Stories | No Comments
Birth / Earth Day Gifts

Celebrating Black Queer Love, Art, and Intergenerational, Intergalactic, Afro-Futures, I am basking in these gifts from Black Girl Masculine founder, Tia Banks.   Allergies got my eyes swollen but I couldn’t let the day go by without a tribute to this legendary queer Black media maker. This poem is for my mentor and good friend. […]

Queer Black Love & Muscle in the Future

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in Crea(c)tive Senses, NOLA, Queer, Stories | No Comments
Queer Black Love & Muscle in the Future

Just another Saturday with friends in Baton Rouge celebrating our Black Queer Life, Love, & Muscle   “Show me the power and I will feel the pride! I am a woman. And I think I have found my attitude. And I think, really it’s about: LET’S GET IT ON! [June Jordan”I Am Seeking an Attitude” […]

FOR COLORED BOYS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW WAS NOT ENUFF

Posted by on Jan 30, 2018 in Conversations, Crea(c)tive Senses, Queer, Stories | No Comments
FOR COLORED BOYS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW WAS NOT ENUFF

FOR COLORED BOYS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW WAS NOT ENUFF, BY DIRIYE OSMAN There’s a revelatory Lauryn Hill song called “Little Boys” , in which she sings, “What happens to young men/ Disappointed once again/ When they find out they’re not supposed to grow?/ Do their lives become a lie?/ Should they […]

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