On My Mind (10/10/2018)

Derek Walcott, The Art of Poetry No. 37 Interviewed by Edward Hirsch for the Paris Review    The Islander Derek Walcott is writing a poetry of the Caribbean By Hilton Als All Roads Led to Montreal: Black Power, the Caribbean, and the Black Radical Tradition in Canada by David Austin Black Power in the Caribbean […]

On my mind

Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century Television News and the Civil Rights Struggle: The Views in Virginia and Mississippi The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation by Joseph R. Fitzgerald Jeffrey L. Littlejohn, Reginald K. Ellis, Peter B. Levy, eds., The Seedtime, the Work, and the Harvest: New […]

Catching up with Susan Cheng

What’s your name? Where are you from? Where are you located? My name is Susan Connie Cheng (my middle name is a keepsake of the one and only Connie Chung! Fun fact!). I’m from a tiny Pennsylvania town, and I’m currently living in sunny Los Angeles, where the weather doesn’t always reflect my mood. Where […]

Natas Kaupas

“In 2003, On Video’s Winter edition delved into the life and influence of Natas Kaupas. Several of your favorite pros, photographers, and industry heads weigh in on how Natas’ appeal shaped their view of skateboarding. The first wallrides, breaking the handrail barrier with Gonz, and of course that fire hydrant. Strictly brute.”

Instagram Love Questionnaire

This weekend was a weird one. I turned off my technological devices for 22 hrs and took an impromptu trip to NYC. I was feeling lonely and a little needy. I posted a love language questionnaire on my Instagram story to fill the void. Folks responded with jokes, personal antidotes, and music. I paired the […]