Oya: Rise of the Orisha resurrects mythical deities from African folklore, known as Orishas, into modern-day superheroes in Britain.
Weev got 3 years and a 5 figure fine for basically pointing out a massive flaw in AT&T’s server security
Matthew Keys is facing up to 30 years for “defacing” an online article
A homeless woman got 5 years for sending her kid to a better school.
Meanwhile the rapists got 1 year and the MAX they could have gotten was 4 years (cause they could only be held till they were 21)
no, you don’t have to wonder. you have to grasp clearly, and then teach clearly to the younger ones.
Janani - “trans/national” (CUPSI 2013)
“My testosterone is now made by Israel’s largest company. There is colonization running through my bloodstream.”
Janani, of Stanford University, performing during semifinals at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.
One of our favorite TEDxEuston talks came from Trevor Ncube. His inspirational talk was entitled Embracing Life’s Challenges.
In discussing his own life and the challenges he faced, Ncube reminds us not to underestimate the importance of good teachers’s role as people who believe in young people and raise their self esteem.
He said, “[T]eachers can build or destroy…we all need someone who believes in us, we all need affirmation.”
This is such an important video to watch.
As part of the ‘Studio Africa’ project, i-D sat down with Spoek Mathambo at the Boiler Room event to talk about DJing, the beginnings of the South African house music scene, and the racial divide that exists within the SA house music world and is in turn a reflection of the country’s racial categories.
Walter Ferguson is a Costa Rican native. Locally identified as a Calipsonian from Cahuita…(near Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica which is located on the Caribbean coast)
Theo Sowa: We Need The Voices of African Women.
And it’s a shame.