Signing @ community books after her reading & conversation #helenoyeyemi #boysnowbird (at Community Bookstore)
Helen Oyeyemi @ community bookstore #helenoyeyemi #tejunecole #boysnowbird (at Community Bookstore)
This book is so good! Read about it and other great releases go to http://tinyurl.com/ksnlvna #helenoyeyemi
Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture. Im all in. Are you?
"We’re learning a lot about this thing called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This war time disease. This combat fatigue diagnosis. And we read something worth sharing. Fact, urban youth are twice as likely to get Post Traumatic Stress Disorder than soldiers who are coming home from war. So tell me, what’s the difference between homicide in the streets and bloodshed on the battlefields of Iraq. […] The only difference there is between a soldier with PTSD and one of my students with it is that a soldier gets to leave the battlefield, while my kids go home to it."
Fantastic mural work in an anonymous brooklyn location
More afrofuturism #studiomuseumofharlem (at Studio Museum in Harlem)
Afrofuturism inspiration uptown #studiomuseumofharlem (at Studio Museum in Harlem)
A stack of memoirs worth reading for real! #amiribaraka #angeladavis hiltonals #jesmynward #anitareynolds #audrelorde #jamesmcbride #samueldelaney #richardwright #hueypnewton #charlesmingus (at McNally Jackson Books)
Judging poetry is not easy. The dynamic readings and interpretations of high schoolers is like whoa #nea #teachersandwriterscollaborative
Thundercat performing @ le poisson rouge #rebullacademy #giantstep