Culture

Occupy Wall Street’s Race Problem: My Piece for American Prospect

October 26, 2011
“The economic crisis has disproportionately affected people of color, in particular African Americans. Given the stark economic realities in communities of color, many people have wondered why the Occupy Wall Street movement hasn’t become a major site for mobilizing African … Continue reading read more »
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My Remarks for SlutWalk NYC

October 2, 2011
So I gave a VERY abbreviated version of this speech, due to the rain–so if a video of the event surfaces, don’t gag. LOL! But this is what I’d prepared. SlutWalk NYC Speech Saturday, October 1, 2011 I am a … Continue reading read more »
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Desiree Marshall: F*ck Facebook

September 12, 2011
You know one of the things that I am beginning to admit to myself: I am finding a lot of activist and organizing happening in the US pretty boring and uninteresting. Most of what is really inspiring me is art–and … Continue reading read more »
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Brontez Purnell Dance Company–LOVE THIS SHORT FILM

August 23, 2011
So a week or two ago I wrote a blog about my friend Brontez Purnell under some unfortunate circumstances. But I wanted to post this really innovative and creative short film (which Brontez tells me is a part of a … Continue reading read more »
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Gwyneth Paltrow Is African. And A Hot-Ass Mess!!!

August 11, 2011
Thanks to Euware Osayande for this post (and his sister Marpessa–who wrote the copy on photo #2! LMAO!) No other words. Just view pic 1. And then 2. And now…... read more »
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A Must Read: King Leopold’s Ghost

August 7, 2011
King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror & Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild My rating: 5 of 5 stars I fucks with Adam Hochschild. King Leopold’s Ghost is a brilliant book that traces how what is now … Continue reading read more »
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Keynote Speech for Newark Pride Week

June 7, 2011
Remarks for Newark Pride Week City Hall Flag Raising Ceremony Monday June 6th, 2011 Kenyon Farrow First I want to thank the Newark LGBTQQ Advisory Commission, Newark-Essex Pride Coalition, Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, and the African American Office … Continue reading read more »
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Hot, Heavy & Bad Release ‘Undercover’: Free Mixtape of Funky Futuristic Throwbacks of Classic Jams

May 4, 2011
In anticipation of the release of their first studio collaboration, Devon Lee & Joi have released a FREE downloadable mixtape called Undercover. I happened to catch 2 shows of the duo in the last year where they focused on covering … Continue reading read more »
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New Study Shows Black Gay Men Think Masculine Men are Less Likely to Have HIV

May 3, 2011
Are we the kind of boys/men we want? According to a new study by  John’s Hopkins University, the answer is no. The new study, conducted as a series of interviews with 35 young/teen Black men who have sex with men … Continue reading read more »
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“Hyphy” Style Rapper Lil B Announces “I’m Gay” Album at Coachella

April 18, 2011
I hate to say I was right and I told you so, but, I WAS RIGHT!!! I TOLD YOU SO!!! Two weeks ago I wrote an opinion piece for Colorlines.com about the fact that the hip-hop industry was going to … Continue reading read more »
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