"Honestly, I have not and will not do Northwestern University Dance Marathon because I’m not happy and celebratory like that. Life is a struggle.
This isn’t a complaint about DM per se. DM is DM, some people do it, some people don’t. Some people are happy and celebratory like that — and, I do…
Check out this blog, on which Northwestern students share their discontent concerning Northwestern University’s Dance Marathon. Some are calls for changes, some provide recommendations, while others — like my testimony — aim to give expression to insurmountable frustration.
Arundhati Roy, “The Doctor and the Saint: Ambedkar, Gandhi and the battle against caste" (reading Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste)
American government bringing freedom to the ” oppressed ” to save them from tyranny and to protect their human rights from being violated
WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT Chimurenga Renaissance?! In the company of Palaceer Lazaro also from Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction (!), M1 of Dead Prez, and others…peep riZe vadZimu riZe, Tendai Maraire-Chimurenga Renaissance’s debut album with visual accompaniment filmed in Zimbabwe.
DJ Spoko, Andre Geldenhuys, Bhekisenzo Cele, Spoek Mathambo.
most amazing words ever spoken.
Eartha Kitt, dropping some self-love realness.
"I remember being asked a lot, by a lot of different writers, zines, and shit, like, ‘Why don’t you incorporate your race, your ethnicity, where you’ve grown up, into your music?’ I don’t identify with that shit, like, my identity is the music, everything you need to know about me is in the music: my home, it’s where I originate, it’s where I fall apart, it’s where I come to life."
- Angel Haze, “A Tribe Called Red”