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document Some thoughts on Blackkklansman boots-blackkklansman_20180817.pdf_140_.jpg by Boots Riley
[Because it is difficult to read Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley's critique of Spike Lee's Blackkklansman as screen grabs on twitter, the full text is reposted here.]...
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:22PM
audio Canadian Journalist Turns Rwandan Genocide Story Inside Out (audio/mpeg 3.6mb) by KPFA Saturday News/Ann Garrison
A Google Search for “Syria” and “Rwanda” turns up millions of hyperlinks, most of them likening the Syrian and Rwandan conflicts and calling for intervention in Syria to "stop the next Rwanda." Judi Rever's new book, "In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front," turns the story of what actually happened in Rwanda inside out....
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:24PM
image Ramsey Orta is creating a Graphic Novel 480_30167286_10160129991775507_7522667275662125588_o_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
From behind bars Ramsey Orta continues to stand strong. For those who do not know, over the past couple months, the ongoing harassment of Ramsey from corrections officers escalated, resulting in Ramsey being placed in solitary confinement. Ramsey was pulled out of Franklin Corrections and transferred to Gouverneur Correctional Facility to serve out his solitary confinement, and was ultimately transferred to Alton Correctional Facility where he resides today. All these facilities rest on t...
Posted: Mon Apr 9, 2018 3:26AM
image Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize 480_decolonize_this_place_brooklyn_museum__1.jpg by Decolonize Brooklyn Museum
APRIL 3, 2018 - We don’t know all of the factors that went into the decision of Anne Pasternak and others to appoint a white woman (Kristen Windmuller-Luna) as the new chief curator of the Brooklyn Museum’s African collection. But no matter how one parses it, the appointment is simply not a good look in this day and age–especially on the part of a museum that prides itself on its relationships with the diverse communities of Brooklyn. What we have heard expressed is a sense of surprise, on th...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 11:21PM
audio Wendi Moore O'Neal & The Community Sing in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 31.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speaks with Wendi Moore O'Neal of Jaliyah Consulting, her bi-monthly community sing project, why she does it, what gives her hope, and an outline of some of the most incredible organizing going on in New Orleans today! Great conversation!...
Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:32AM
audio 6 : An Unbirth with Natalita (audio/mpeg 15.0mb) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia speaks with Natalita and Riley Teahan about their upcoming collaboration on a visual album and performance of Natalita's album six coming up in New Orleans this weekend....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:46AM
image The Shape of Water (A Discussion of the Movie) 480_shark2_1.jpg by Tsunami & Hoon
A discussion about environment, feminism, homosexuality, and our rotten culture as represented in the movie. (Hoon has trepidations, though, about using “rotten” as a negative description since decomposition of food scraps is good for the soil. Tsunami says, “He really loves his composting, which also provides sustenance for local wildlife.”)...
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 2:13PM
audio Adolph Reed Jr. on Black Politics in New Orleans and Beyond (audio/mpeg 89.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
On February 5th, 2018, writer and scholar Adolph Reed, Jr. gave a public lecture on Black Politics in New Orleans and Beyond to close out Sites of Resistance: An Exhibit Exploring the Geographies + Histories of Social Change in New Orleans....
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:44AM
audio Definitive Figures: Upcoming Femme Dance Festival in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 13.7mb) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida speaks with Donna Costello and Maritza Mercado-Narcisse about the upcoming Definitive Figures Festival in New Orleans which focuses on individual and partner performances based on the experiences of women are female-identified people....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:41AM
audio Paper Monuments : History Unbound (audio/mpeg 27.5mb) by WTUL News & Views
Paper Monuments is a series of opportunities, events, and interventions that combines public pedagogy and participatory design to expand our collective understanding of New Orleans and answer the grounding question: What is an appropriate monument to the city of New Orleans today?...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 3:44PM
audio Monique Verdin Speaks about Fossil Free Fest in NOLA & Her Current Work in Prospect 4 (audio/mpeg 14.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views spoke to Monique Verdin about the upcoming Fossil Free Fest in New Orleans the first week of April, which is currently calling for solutions for the environmental crisis facing the Gulf South. She also spoke to us about her current photo exhibition in Prospect 4 that includes photographs from the past 20 years of her family, members of the Houma nation living in the bayous of Southern Louisiana....
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:34AM
audio News and Views: Interview with Tabitha Mustafa about the New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival (audio/mpeg 21.8mb) by Theodore Hilton
The 3rd annual New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival will take place Friday-Sunday November 3-5. We sat down with festival co-organizer Tabitha Mustafa to discuss this year's program....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 7:06AM
video Wolfenstein II: Punching Nazis [New World Order - Ministry] Trailer (video/mp4 21.3mb) by Heresy Labs
New Wolfenstein II trailer featuring Ministry's hit single 'New World Order'...
Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:41PM
audio Sites of Resistance in New Orleans (audio/x-wav 270.0mb) by WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views
Sue Mobley, Public Programs Manager at Tulane School of Architecture's Small Center for Collaborative Design, joined WTUL News and Views to talk about the Small Center's upcoming exhibit, Sites of Resistance. The exhibit explores geographies and histories of social change in New Orleans and intends to reframe the narrative of New Orleans as a city with a dominant role in intense organizing, legal strategy, labor struggle, and civil rights activism....
Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:49AM
image Statement on Repression of Juggalos 480_one-big-carnival_1.jpg by GDC-IWOC
With recent events raising the profile of the Juggalo community, many activists are beginning to realize how the government’s being capable of labeling a group a “gang” without any accountability or due process is an important issue for revolutionaries to engage in....
Posted: Mon Sep 4, 2017 6:17PM
video Private Security patrols for artwork in Kansas City, Missouri (video/mp4 126.8mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
A disturbing video illustrating the sub-contracting of police duties in the public sector to private security firms. In this case they have identified visual artwork as cause for contact. 5 minute video. Contains GRAPHIC content....
Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:51PM
video Arrested for Visual Art and Protest: Total Eclipse Of Our Rights (video/mp4 16.3mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
The arrest of Alex Skelton and Joff Jones on day 4 of their "ILLEGAL ART" protest in Boulder, Colorado....
Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:21PM
video Day 3 Illegal Art Protest: Cracking the System? (video/mp4 69.8mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Day 3 of protests resulting from the original story found here: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/08/16/18801573.php 3 minute Video....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:31PM
video Day 2: Illegal Art Protest (video/mp4 121.3mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Day 2 of protests resulting from the 0riginal story found here: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/08/16/18801573.php 5 minute Video....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:19PM
video Illegal Art Protest: Day 1 (video/mp4 297.1mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Day 1 of protests resulting from the original story found here: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/08/16/18801573.php 12 minute Video....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:04PM