In this combined issue we pay homage to both Black History Month in February and International Woman’s Day in March.
I needed to be healed, to be touched, to be in community, to hear, to listen, to learn, and to just be.
by Kiki My quote from the day was from James Baldwin: “I am a writer I like doing things alone”. … More
Phat is a proud Oakland resident since age 5. He contributes granola bars (buys in bulk from Costco) to homeless folks in tent cities and beyond.
“And so the seed becomes a flower”, begins the poet Langston Hughes in one of his elegant creations. What phrase … More
by Akilah “Kiki” Monifa 12/14/16 “Hail frequencies forward” San Francisco–I attended an event at the Commonwealth Club: Astronaut Mae Jemison: … More
By Michelle Freeman, M.Div. Houston–I grew up in a large Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, TX in the 70s and … More