Alice Walker Highlighted Posts

 

We Can Know the World is Changing When the African Woman Freely Speaks Her Mind, Globally.  Loving Dr. Mumbi Seraki. YouTube.

The Dr. Mumbi Show is a single black woman, from Kenya, East Africa, teaching.

Dr. Mumbi is a joy to watch and listen to; she is brash and enthusiastically vivid, bursting with the good news she is telling us, even though it… Continue reading

This appeal from a Senator had one bright spot: he is a Senator. With a heart.

-AW

US Senator with a heart Alice Walkers Garden

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Dear MoveOn member,

I’m U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, and I believe that in America, we must never intentionally inflict trauma on children.

And that’s why I’m writing to you today.

At a Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, TX, I witnessed something that is now seared into my… Continue reading

Parte Final Desde Laos

 

Final Dispatch from Laos
by Mai Der Vang

Concerning our hollow breasts,
Lice factions multiplying in our hair.

Concerning our unused stomachs,
Molars waiting to chew, taste buds

Obsolete. By then, we won’t remember
We’re alive. We’ll be the soil covered

In mines. Concerning last night’s
Attack, seven dead, five injured, four

Gone missing, three arms. Concerning
A forest in… Continue reading

Sonam Wangchuk: An Ice Fountain Brings Water to the Himalayan Desert

Guernica

by Teresa Krug

“I’m working on [how to adapt to] life without glaciers. I’ve already started experiments to see what can be done with very little rain. I won’t go into details, but this is about mixing the sandy soil with clays and humus to make any rain that falls on it last… Continue reading

Osho en ser un sufí: admirando el país salvaje, salvaje, de Nexflix

11 August 1977 am in Buddha Hall

 

ONCE a learned Mohammedan came to me and asked, ”You are not a Mohammedan, then why do you speak on Sufism?’ I told him, ’I am not a Mohammedan, obviously, but I am a Sufi all the same.’

A Sufi need not be a Mohammedan.… Continue reading

En Español

Those Who Love Us
Never Leave Us Alone
With Our Grief: Reading BARRACOON: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”

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Those Who Love Us
Never Leave Us Alone
With Our Grief: Reading BARRACOON: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo”

©2018 by Alice Walker

Those who love us never leave us alone with our grief. At the moment… Continue reading

 

PRESS STATEMENT
Israel’s Chief Rabbi calls black people ‘monkeys’*22 March 2018 | https://goo.gl/CRDgid

One Wise Saying
Of the Ancestors
Is Worth More Than a Thousand
Toxic
Ideologies

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One Wise Saying
Of the Ancestors
Is Worth More Than a Thousand
Toxic
Ideologies

©2018 by Alice Walker

For instance:

“I’ve been called
everything
but a child
of God.”… Continue reading

by Alice Walker, Casa Madre, Mexico 2018

En Español

Photo by Alice Walker

Sometimes I Just Thank God I’m Black

And Call It a Day

Copyright 2018 by Alice Walker

No, I’m thankful for the constant
Give and take I have with Creator,
And by Creator
What else could I mean
But the Sun?  The real reason
We are taught to pray looking
In that direction.
They slapped a man who… Continue reading

Happy Birthday to the Incomparable Alice / Alicia, con mucho cariño <3

I heard this song the other day and it reminds me of you and wanted to share it with you

Some wonderful photos I found of you

The song is “Gracias a la Vida”

Translation of this rendition:

THANKS TO LIFE

Thanks to Life, which has given me so much
She gave me… Continue reading

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