There’s so much being said in the wake of this great man’s passing. Here’s one curated list.
What does “urban alternative” mean these days? We”ll be discussing at @cmj tomorrow>
Reexamining @kanyewest & the idea of 21st century black genius
Charting the development of 21st century black creativity and expression
The @dreamdefenders’ @philunchained. Add your voice to #OurMarch
On becoming the poem and evoking the sublime
@omarihardwick’s moving tribute to #TrayvonMartin
A sample of the great writing that came out in the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal for the murder of Trayvon Martin.
Imagining a new mode of resistance based on sound.
This month, we launch a regular column by Harmony Holiday, who’ll share her thoughts on a selected recording from the Afrosonics archive. First up: how an unforgettable sample led her to saxophonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s poetic musings — and the joyful discovery that jazz and poetry could be “one gallant being.”