In her new book Resilience for All: Striving for Equity through Community-Driven Design, author Barbara Brown Wilson seeks to confront the failings of traditional planning and design practices in vulnerable low-income communities. While others have pursued landscape-based solutions to this issue — think community gardens — Brown suggests there is a larger role for landscape […] … Continue reading Re-Blog Ω Resilient Design for Low-Income Communities |THE DIRT🏡🌅🌇
Excerpt: The launch of Rastafari Rootzfest 2018, which took place at the Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road on Wednesday, was filled with informative and passionate speeches, as well as captivating performances by reggae singers Richie Spice and Lila Ike - two of the entertainers billed to perform at this year's festival. The three-day festival, which speaks to the education on Rastafari ideology and culture, is in its fourth year.
Source: Blavity.com | http://bit.ly/2BZQpoj #BLACKGIRLSDO Black women are magical, and that should always be a cause for celebration. That’s why we’re re-introducing the boundless beauty and strength among black women with the hashtag: #BlackGirlsDo #BlackGirlsDo is a tribute to #BlackGirlMagic and a way to highlight and celebrate the things we do that make us the proud strong … Continue reading Habari Gani? GoodRISIN’ 🌍 Blavity.com | #BlackGirlsDo
Black Women Protested Against This Famous Gynecologist. Now His Statue Is Being Removed
ABCD's Health Service Annual Healthy Visions Gathering Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:30-8:30pm Thelma Burns Building 575 Warren Street Roxbury, MA The evening will include: Wellness panel discussion, Individual and community vision board making, free HIV/STI testing, giveaways and dinner will be served. Open to all with an RSVP!
[...] i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere. [...] Excerpt: Poet, Warsan Shire | What They Did Yesterday Afternoon ⤵ (...) According to Alexis Okeowo in the New Yorker, Shire’s work “embodies the kind of shape-shifting, culture-juggling spirit … Continue reading inSightFULL Poetics° || Warsan Shire