Abiodun of the Last Poets Talks About Impact After 50 Years, Weak Slogans in the Movement, and the Role of Artists Today

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information For the last 50 years, “The Last Poets” have been instrumental in politically educating Black Amerikkka, as well as the world, to our uphill battle against genocide and for liberation and self-determination in the land of the … Continue readingAbiodun of the Last Poets Talks About Impact After 50 Years, Weak Slogans in the Movement, and the Role of Artists Today

The Oakland Black Business Fund is Working to Keep Black Businesses Alive at a Critical Economic Time

By JR Valrey Three out of four Black businesses are expected to close permanently, because they will not be able to weather the seemingly-unending financial storm that COVID’s shelter in place, and closure of non-essential businesses has created, since the March 12th shutdown. As businesses … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund is Working to Keep Black Businesses Alive at a Critical Economic Time