LA Riots 20 Years Later

Long Hot Summer: A Poet Speaks of Murder

By Dr. Herukhuti  It is not easy to speak of murder. Summer heat catches the air I need to form the sounds of anguish and rage. In their place is a choking noise coming from the space where my throat

LA Riots 20 Years Later

Long Hot Summer: A Poet Speaks of Murder

By Dr. Herukhuti  It is not easy to speak of murder. Summer heat catches the air I need to form the sounds of anguish and rage. In their place is a choking noise coming from the space where my throat

Star Spangled Banner USPS Stamp

Notes from a Native Son about the 4th of July

by Dr. Herukhuti “To side with the right, against the wrong, with the weak against the strong, and with the oppressed against the oppressor! here lies the merit, and the one which, of all others, seems unfashionable in our day.

Star Spangled Banner USPS Stamp

Notes from a Native Son about the 4th of July

by Dr. Herukhuti “To side with the right, against the wrong, with the weak against the strong, and with the oppressed against the oppressor! here lies the merit, and the one which, of all others, seems unfashionable in our day.

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You Are Triggering me! The Neo-Liberal Rhetoric of Harm, Danger and Trauma

Originally posted on Bully Bloggers:
by Jack Halberstam I was watching Monty Python’s The Life of Brian from 1979 recently, a hilarious rewriting of the life and death of Christ, and I realized how outrageous most of the jokes from…

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You Are Triggering me! The Neo-Liberal Rhetoric of Harm, Danger and Trauma

Originally posted on Bully Bloggers:
by Jack Halberstam I was watching Monty Python’s The Life of Brian from 1979 recently, a hilarious rewriting of the life and death of Christ, and I realized how outrageous most of the jokes from…

Members of BiRCH

‘Running a Boston’ with Bisexuals: New Group Poised to Advance Health Research

By Dr. Herukhuti  I am a member of America’s contingent faculty—a scholar-activist committed to social justice and ecological wellbeing. Seven years ago, two years after obtaining my doctorate, I was sleeping on my mother’s couch. I have not had health

Members of BiRCH

‘Running a Boston’ with Bisexuals: New Group Poised to Advance Health Research

By Dr. Herukhuti  I am a member of America’s contingent faculty—a scholar-activist committed to social justice and ecological wellbeing. Seven years ago, two years after obtaining my doctorate, I was sleeping on my mother’s couch. I have not had health

For Colored Girls

New Study: Religious Counseling Underserves Suicidal Black Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals

by Dr. Herukhuti Black people don’t do therapy. It’s an often held belief rooted in reality. For many reasons, people of African descent consume mental health services from psychologists, psychiatrists and other psychotherapists at lower rates than white folks i.e., people

For Colored Girls

New Study: Religious Counseling Underserves Suicidal Black Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals

by Dr. Herukhuti Black people don’t do therapy. It’s an often held belief rooted in reality. For many reasons, people of African descent consume mental health services from psychologists, psychiatrists and other psychotherapists at lower rates than white folks i.e., people

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The Color of Desire: Interethnic Border Crossing (Part 3 of 3)

By Dr. Herukhuti This is the third article in a three-part series on interethnic (what is usually imprecisely refereed to as interracial) sexual dynamics. To read the first article in the series, click the link here. To read the second article

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The Color of Desire: Interethnic Border Crossing (Part 3 of 3)

By Dr. Herukhuti This is the third article in a three-part series on interethnic (what is usually imprecisely refereed to as interracial) sexual dynamics. To read the first article in the series, click the link here. To read the second article

Sanford Biggers' research for "The Cartographer's Conundrum," 2012.

The Role of Techno-Vernacular Creativity in STEAM Education

Originally posted on Renegade Futurism:
Sanford Biggers’ research for “The Cartographer’s Conundrum,” 2012. Techno-vernacular creativity refers to cultural art and technology made by underrepresented communities of practice for their entertainment (think: DJ remixing, jazz/funk, Flex dancing). This thesis identifies the…

Sanford Biggers' research for "The Cartographer's Conundrum," 2012.

The Role of Techno-Vernacular Creativity in STEAM Education

Originally posted on Renegade Futurism:
Sanford Biggers’ research for “The Cartographer’s Conundrum,” 2012. Techno-vernacular creativity refers to cultural art and technology made by underrepresented communities of practice for their entertainment (think: DJ remixing, jazz/funk, Flex dancing). This thesis identifies the…