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Wake Work – Self Care for the Black Community

By Mackala Lacy Last month, my alma mater, the University of California, Irvine, hosted the African Black Coalition Conference, a large scale event dedicated to the education and community building of Black students within California universities, state schools, and community colleges. The annual conference is held at a different UC campus each year and is … Continue reading

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Smile Undun III: Nonblack Claps; Clap B(l)acks

“Let’s talk about time travelin, rhyme javelin / Something mind unravelin, get down” —André 3000, “Return of the ‘G’” “Go figure muhfucka every verse is a brick” —Kendrick Lamar, “Nosetalgia” I got some coffee from a Victrola in Seattle. Ground some beans this morning; dark and sweet, bean refuse clings to my fingertips, dark awakening … Continue reading