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Postcards to the Future: JOY / Tisa Bryant

Finally, in two sections, Tisa Bryant underscores the meaningfulness of teaching, creating, making work, making meaning for ourselves and those under our care. We are part of a community with psychic/psychological understandings, scars, wounds and words. Radical Black women make extraordinary work. There is joy to be found in that acceptance, in continuing this tradition

Postcards to the Future: JOY / giovanni singleton

In giovanni singleton’s mesotic, we see a specific source of joy for the writer, the luminous transcendental life and creation of musician and spiritual leader Alice Coltrane. Alice Coltrane: A Mesotic, by giovanni singleton                                          

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Postcards to the Future: Joy

What’s the point? In this section affirming radical activism we focus on the world and our place in it. What’s the point of “endless” struggle? What did our foremothers work for? Here we remember that the energy which drives us goes beyond acknowledging (or even overemphasizing) misery. It is to look to the future to

Postcards to the Future: ACTIVISM

“When we at KPI started this multi-month journey of protesting in place, we were in pandemic lockdown. Our primary thoughts connected social-distancing/physical isolation with remaining active and engaged in our families, community and world. With the spread of contagion surrounding us, constricting our movements, we had to think differently to care for ourselves and others

New Release: Wave Says by K.M. English

Kazim Ali, author of Inquisition and All One’s Blue, says of English’s Wave Says: “These gorgeous lines unravel like water, a wave as motion, lines of a poem, individual poems in a book, not precisely separate from one another but manifestations of momentum.” Poet K.M. English makes her literary debut on May 15, 2021 with Wave