EMPOWERMENT, POETRY & PROSE

reclaiming me

Featured Illustration: Mikenzi Jones Here I am alive and breathing Living in ways I did not believe were possible Unsure and uncertain within my own being Here I am reclaiming and hoping Into the ways of my own soul, spirit, and body After a year of heartbreak and longing After months and months of grieving […]

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EMPOWERMENT, POLITICS, RELIGION

Reimagining Resilience: Loving is our jihad

As we begin 2022, we reflect on the accomplishments, losses, and lessons of 2021. And as 2022 begins to look a little more like 2020-2, we remember our decision to name 2021 “The Year of Resilience.” As our team reflected on how resilient our communities are and have been, we also held the heaviness of […]

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EMPOWERMENT, THE ARTS

DONDA: Kanye’s Search for an Integrated Self

Featured Image: BFA/Yeezy via Vogue In the full light of hindsight, seeing the past with grown conscience is a painful discovery. The only direction is tomorrow, with an offensively unfixable yesterday. “We live everything as it comes, without warning, like an actor going on cold,” Kundera paints this unbearable life. The nadirs of life’s course […]

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