Upon Hearing the News of Richard Pryor's Death


An End to Suffering / Pankaj Mishra in Kathmandu, Nepal


Cuba, 2015


Neoslavery & Social Services Industrial Complexes / The Minnesota Slave Trade


Africana Study Abroad Alliance (ASAA) 2013-2014 Report

Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane / At Carnegie Hall

In Basquiat's Shadow / Or, "Spookism ... is a hard habit to break"

Motorcycle Diaries / South Africa

Realities We Otherwise Would Never Know / Beyond Ideology

"African Astronomy Prior to European Colonization" / Dr. Thebe Medupe {film & lecture}

Ancient Egyptian Symbolism In Black American Music

The Case of Hip-hop

Jacques Derrida interviews Ornette Coleman / "Sound has a much more democratic relationship to information"

"The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings" / Masanobu Fukuoka on Do Nothing Farming

David Banner exclusive interview with The Liberator Magazine / African culture, creativity, and Walking With Gods

How To Get Out The Game / Interview w/ a Former Crack Dealer

Pre-blackness, Blackness & Post-Blackness / 195,000 b.c. to Today

Angela Davis & Toni Morrison / How do we become whole ... after traumas that threaten to splinter our souls?: On literacy, libraries, & liberation

Juan Atkins / The Berlin Sessions

My name is Louis Nthenda (a Malawi national, now aged 72 and living in Japan) the young black man talking to the girl in the photo behind and to the right of Malcolm X

War on Drugs. War on Terror. War on Us? / St. Louis Red White & Blues

Motorcycle Diaries / Jamaica: "The Conductor"

A 20th century man who didn't "believe true democracy could ever work;" father of 21st century politics / The Century of the Self {film}


Sugar Cane Alley (1983)


Besouro / The Assailant (2009)


Happy Holy Days


On Aesthetic Reasoning In Africana Studies (& Clyde Taylor)


George Clinton

We've Brought In the New Year With a Gunshot / "We replaced a vigor for justice with an appetite for the mundane and barbaric"

Locking the Spirits of Angola's Modernist Architecture in Photographs: 1950-1975