Kelly Curry: Chapter 1, Until the Streets of the Hood….
Kelly Curry’s amazing writing, performances and food justice direct action and advocacy are a part of our communities’ vitality. Kelly, facing a medical crisis in her own body needs our life-affirming support. If you can, please make a donation to her go-fund me page. Take a listen to Kelly reading from her book and an...
Kelly Curry: Aftershow discussion. Frantz Fanon is the back door.
Donate at the Go Fund Me page. Kelly Curry and Jess Clarke chat after the show.
Julian Simeon – Cries of My Father
Julian V. Simeon, a first generation Filipino-American born and raised in San Francisco, is a memoirist and storyteller. Having come of age during the late ’60s, his spiritual journey informs him to action: to write, to perform and as the Buddha heralded, “…to remember who we really are.”
Mother from Another…
“Mother from Another…” is a story from Jess Clarke’s grand opus, “Imagining Liberation.” This episode takes place in Mendocino, California in 1970. The narrator is 13 years old. Listen to the audio above or check out the video below. Imagining Liberation follows a nonbinary Irish-Catholic kid through the permutations of their identity through the decades. The...
The Earth Is the Only One Telling the Truth
“Kelly, everything with you is just so intense… there are problems in the world… there have always been problems in the world, you can’t force anyone to change and you can’t fix everything.” He is full of frustration. His brow is furrowed almost in disbelief…there is a profound sense of worry, concern and loss. “Where...
Of Forests and Floods
A Speculative Podcast Special Episode of NOOL by Anuj Vaidya. The Aarey Forest has been on the frontlines of a battle between environmental/indigenous activists and the State since 2014, the narrative offers a moment of possibility towards a different future.
San Bernardino Groups Take on Warehouse Pollution
“These diesel trucks are going to go in our neighborhoods, regardless if you’re in Bloomington, Jurupa Valley, Fontana.
Reflections of Activistas
Excerpted here are the voices of young activistas who redefine what it means to be part of the new majority as women of color.
Krissy Keefer, DMT Artistic Director of Dance Brigade and Grrrl Brigade
An Interview by Christine Joy Ferrer with Krissy Keefer
Sustaining Cultural Spaces
“So here I am! I get to be around all the kinds of people I like and enjoy, and who inspire me, motivate me, and make me happy. But I am also the poorest, the brokest, I’ve been in my whole life. In the beauty business, I made money because I was really good. This...
Fresno Residents Choking on Amazon’s Dust
An interview by Jess Clarke with Leo Martinez Macias and Ashley Werner
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