Posts Tagged ‘ decolonization ’

MerriCatherine is creating Fourth World Strategy | Patreon

So, what do you propose? To destroy the biggest threat to humanity, America, we need to unite regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, age, level of able-bodied/mindedness, and work together to decolonize our movement— to move beyond our dependence on white academia predominantly sold to us at “higher education”, and into theory brought to us from subaltern populations here. What does this mean for the makeup of the movement? There is no room for racists. There is no room for dogmatism. There is only room for absolute autonomy of an oppressed peoples. Tactics? We need to identify these populations, and listen to what they need, what they want, and the means they seek to achieve it. Then, we need to call upon consensus. Consent. That is the program I am campaigning for.

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And with this, I’d like to introduce what I’ll be calling low-end theory [see essay on poet-scholar Fred Moten’s subversive black-studies scholarship, The Low End Theory at https://www.harvardmagazine
.com/2018/01/fred-moten-black-and-blur] for the time being, a combination of inner-circle Leftist critiques, long-form autobiographical experiences as a radical activist, as well as the translation of obscurist academic literature into vernacular and access to revolutionary tactics otherwise mystified beneath personality cults, sectarianism, and other noisy distractions. And as always, I want to answer questions people have.

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RESISTING THE REORDERING OF LIFE ON EARTH – Society & Space

Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation, Juno Salazar Parreñas, 2018, Durham NC, Duke University Press, 184 pp., US$26.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8223-7077-2

Source: RESISTING THE REORDERING OF LIFE ON EARTH – Society & Space

Reading Moten in the Cherry Orchard: A Blog of Daily Life and Forms. | Was Jack Kerouac a Punjabi?

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http://jackkerouacispunjabi.blogspot.com/2015/05/study-group-for-criminals.html

Race and the Poetic Avant-Garde | Boston Review

Jean-Michel Basquiat. Image: thierry ehrmann

Race and the Poetic Avant-Garde | Boston Review.

Zeitgeist Spam | A Depatriarchalization Unit in the Vice Ministry of Decolonization? In Bolivia, yes. I CANNOT even imagine any official even uttering those words in the USA. Which makes me say: my country is backwards and pathetic

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Depatriarchalization Unit Vice Ministry of Decolonization? In Bolivia | Zeitgeist Spam

Older Than Hip Hop, by Siah Salma Bangai

Older than Hip Hop

Before 16 bars imprisoned words,
before rhymes were as predictable
as a cop’s nightstick upside your head,
my pen positioned itself
in the continuum of black words.

Shaka Zulu and Uhuru
are the main threads of my weave
so there’s no need for me to loom
larger than sacred life.

I’ll leave that to you and you and you
while my words through the needle go
attempting to be part of the quilt
reconnecting the unraveled threads of black life.

I’m not a superstar.
I’m just a star shining alongside my fellow stars.
Together, we illuminate what’s right
and I like it like that.

So you and you and you
can keep on masturbating to finger snaps
while I read Ngugi
trying to decolonize my mind
so that my words can turn into wombs
breeding the fire next time.

 

Siah Salma Bangai
from Still Living on my Feet

Still Living on My Feet

OCCUPY WALL STREET: The Game of Colonialism and further nationalism to be decolonized from the “Left” | Racialicious – the intersection of race and pop culture

 

 

 

 

 

OCCUPY WALL STREET: The Game of Colonialism and further nationalism to be decolonized from the “Left” | Racialicious – the intersection of race and pop culture.