Cowards and Angels by Aileen Muhammad
I Got Issues by Aileen Imana
Originally posted on CURB WEIGHT:
New joint from Mpls heavyweight Muja Messiah. This time he’s got I Self Divine on board as well.
Mario Tama, a staff photographer for Getty Images, first caught my eye a few months ago with this disturbing photo above taken in what the caption calls Rio de Janeiro’s “Cracolandia” (Read: “Crackland” or “Dope City”). In addition to the … Continue reading
“I realized all the male rappers must have a track in which they talk about girls and their clothes, blaming girls for everything happening around us,” said 19-year-old Mayam Mahmoud, an Egyptian rapper. “That wasn’t right. So I rapped about … Continue reading
Maya Angelou – Angel/ American Original. Maya Angelou (/ˈmaɪ.ə ˈændʒəloʊ/; born Marguerite Ann Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American author and poet. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, … Continue reading
The Elder by Aileen Muhammad & Nathan Ross Freeman. Two Philadelphia natives meet at Salem College in Winston Salem. Nathan Ross Freeman is Aileen Muhammad’s poetry and screenwriting professor. She believes he is her blood brother by some accidental occurrence. … Continue reading
Pope Francis’s visit to the Middle East. He stopped to pray at the graffiti-covered Palestinian side of the ‘separation wall’—and invited Peres and Abbas to meet at his ‘home.’ -via The Daily Beast.
Queen Elizabeth meets students during a trip to Lagos, Nigeria in 1955. Back in the late 1800s, European powers were rushing to carve up the “magnificent African cake” for its rich natural resources, expanding territory as quickly as possible. Though … Continue reading