Alice Walker Highlighted Posts

Say it to the Pangolin. And the Zimbabwean.  Photo: National Geographic


To Vote –

Say I Love You Every Day:

With Your Mouth
©2020 by Alice Walker

You must say aloud
I love you
At least five times
Every day.

You will feel it immediately
In your heart
And know
You are doing
It right.

Say it to a tree
Say… Continue reading

Lawyer Akhlam Hadad reports in Al-Haras’ words:

“on saturday noon a force of police and security to his room in Kaplan HOspital, pushed his wife out, threw him on the floor and then transferred him to another room. His family is not allowed to visit him. His body reacts very badly to this brutalization. He is asking to be treated in a PAlestinian hospital and… Continue reading

Yes, How good to see a public person with their own face. - Mother Continue reading

Permanezco Prendiendo Velas En La Entrada De Mi Casa Y Viendo El Viento Apagarlas


Poem of the Week
Amy M. Alvarez

Amy M. Alvarez wears a black turtle neck and a red patterned maxi skirt. She stands in the foreground with her body facing to the left while her face gazes directly into the camera. The background features a street and is blurred.

Content Notice: Black death via state-sanctioned violence, grief
I keep lighting candles on my stoop and watching the wind snuff them out
I keep thinking about Breonna Taylor asleep/ between fresh sheets/ I keep thinking/ about her skin cooling after… Continue reading

American Indian Movement Activists Dancing Down a statue of Christopher Columbus, a likeness representative of cruelty and suffering so vast no words can begin to describe it. Only dance might approach if not sufficiently express the sorrow, and now the joy, that some of us – even if only in parts and pieces – survived. ~AW


Activistas del Movimiento Indígena Americano bailan junto… Continue reading



That Mauna Kea, the Mountain, is understood to demand that the people’s protest of protection for Her be rooted in Sacred Conduct, is one of the reasons I love Hawaiian activists. Respect. Honor. Cherish. Defend. Praise.  Though most often without land of any kind to call our own, let us climb together, on all continents. Our people are our Sacred Mountain.~AW… Continue reading

Erigiendo Un Monumento Al Soldado Confederado Que No Quiso Ir A La Guerra

Actual Confederate Boy Soldier War Photo Surrounded by Flowers Alice Walker 2018-08-24

Raising A Memorial To The Confederate Soldier Who Did Not Want To Go To War

for Larry.

Copyright 2018 by Alice Walker

I have been so impressed by the black women who are at the forefront of the effort to remove the statues of Confederate soldiers from public squares and college campuses… Continue reading

 Photo Source:  Nation of Change

What you have to say, Sister of the arresting sign, is powerful and right.  The moment we begin to see we are being manipulated, set up to riot, to lose our dignity, our freedom and our lives is the very moment, as if by magic, we begin to see we need not shop.  Better to… Continue reading





This is the largest livestream, human funded conversation in human history.  It is also, in my opinion, the most important.

Imagine, we are finally beginning to glimpse the invisible!

In black culture there was a saying: The devil made me do it!  Referring… Continue reading

Rebecca Walker
My Daughter Hits It On The Head: Rebecca Walker on Leaving the  Intellectual Plantation

As far as I’m concerned, one of the duties of any child is to help her or his parents whenever that is possible.  Even the ones you don’t like or with whom you are constantly in disagreement.  It’s like paying rent for womb space and some kind… Continue reading