From the new book
The Cushion in the Road:
Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to being in Harm’s Way:
A Letter to the Graduating Class of Naropa University
from Alice Walker
May 11, 2007
Someone told me
the only planet
that has mornings.
The only planet that… Continue reading
From the new book of poems:
THE WORLD WILL FOLLOW JOY: Turning Madness Into Flowers
Bicycle dress guard by Simeli Ananda
What Do I Get For Getting Old?
A Picture Story
For The Curious
©2011 by Alice Walker
(You supply the pictures.)
I get to meditate
in a chair
Or against the wall
with my legs
(or even in… Continue reading
Norman Finkelstein, the one and only, sent this video of children in Gaza playing their instruments at the Gaza Music School. A fundraiser for this school is happening Saturday, April 20, at Fattoush Restaurant in San Francisco.
Photo from the Gaza Music School
This world is filled with amazing people, and Nurit Peled-Elhanan is one of them. I overuse the word amazing; I’m so aware of that! But what can you do?
Colonizing Childhood and Zionist Pedagogy – Interview With Prof. Nurit Peled-Elhanan. Interviewed and Introduced by Singhe Atygalle.
Nurit Peled-Elhanan is a professor of language and education at the Hebrew University of… Continue reading
Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners is a stunning film. Directed by Shola Lynch who also directed Unbought and Unbossed, The Life of Shirley Chisholm, and executive produced by actor Jada Pinkett Smith, it is a priceless addition to the record we have of the struggles and courage of black political women. It centers around the period Davis was incarcerated for “aiding… Continue reading