Conscious Mind. Gifted Hands

Jerzy Messan Archive

About the Artist: Jerzy Messan I’m a first year, undeclared Black Bruin from Tucson, AZ who has a major love, appreciation and passion for all art forms. I’ve been drawing, painting, making music, and dancing since I was born. Working with copic markers are my favorite. But honestly, I just love expressing myself in any way, shape, or form.  

A Response to White Student Union

Noelani Bailey Archive

We promote, protect, and serve the broad cultural, educational, and professional interests of students of Afrikan descent at UCLA as well as in the greater Afrikan community.   You PROMOTE micro-aggressions You PROTECT yourselves from knowing about your privilege You SERVE a people who are already satisfied while most of us get the scraps you waste. That is not a …

Submission: Doin’ the Most-Colonialism

Jabril Muhammad Archive

So I’m sitting in this workshop at this conference about how the N word and the B word impact male-female relationships within the Black community, and it’s getting pretty controversial. The facilitator is presenting a case on why we shouldn’t say it anymore, how it’s no different when we use it than when slave masters did. It was only a …

Poem: Darker Than Blue

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We people, who are darker than blue The evil man has evil plans to eliminate me and you! we people, who are darker than blue the evil man has evil plans to do evil things to us two Target bright Black women is what they do, break the connection between you two! To break the connection between woman and man! Pay HER more money so …