Black History Month Care Package for Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

Poetry: The Motorcycle Queen by Tyree DateYou said you took God with you to all 48 states.You caroled your grief on an Indian Scout,Read More Song In My Head: Keep Livin’ by Jean Grae https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEpzl_cqufk Art: Dean Mitchell’s A Pause for Peace Photo credit: deanmitchellstudio.com Quote: “Laundry is the only thing that should be separated …

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Black History Month Care Package for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

Poetry: Disbelief by Kamilah Aisha MoonI have all of theselily plants but not you,nor peace.Read More Song In My Head: L-O-V-E by Nat King Cole https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_HmF84G7ZY Art: Alma Thomas’s Red Azaleas Singing and Dancing Rock and Roll Music Photo credit: americanart.si.edu Quote: “I’m not quite sure what freedom is, but I know damn well what …

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Black History Month Care Package for Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021

Poetry: The scalps of the women with the best prophecies are dry this season by Ladan OsmanThey grow too aware of crowns, spendevenings rinsing and rinsing, water boiledwith oils and herbs left to coolalongside chicken and grains. The womenRead More Song In My Head: Love In War by Outkast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS7LI2IRJ2o Art: Charlie Lucas’s Saturday Night …

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Black History Month Care Package for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

Poetry: Paul Robeson by Gwendolyn BrooksThat timewe all heard it,cool and clear,cutting across the hot grit of the day.Read More Song In My Head: Bless Up by Koryn Hawthorne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1pDq0ABplY Art: Julie Mehretu’s Conjured Parts (eye), Ferguson Photo credit: mariangoodman.com Quote: “Belief in oneself and knowing who you are – I mean, that’s the foundation …

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Black History Month Care Package for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021

Poetry: Stars by John Warner SmithNew Orleans, a Tuesday, 7:30 A.M.I’m sipping coffee at a McDonald’s on Canalwhen two young black men, early twenties        perhaps,Read More Song In My Head: Ghetto by India.Arie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM0RDglCneM Art: Zanele Muholi’s Ngwane I, Oslo Photo credit: guggenhiem.org Quote: “Just don’t give up what you’re trying to do. …

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