LIFE is LIVING is a national campaign that uses a new form of green spoken story telling — one that represents the diverse and changing perspectives on what it means to be environmentally just. This campaign seeks to inspire people to take the value they see in their LIFE, and establish it powerfully as a … Continue reading

For Pop

“..but I keep tap dancing around the questions” A poem for you by Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Art Files: Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Bornday: Scorpio, 32 years old Birthplace: Queens, New York Medium: Performance (hip hop theatre, spoken word, oral tradition, movement) Alma Mater: Morehouse College Relevant Themes: Fatherhood, identity, diaspora, immigration, hip hop It was 2004, the night before the second inauguration of George W. Bush and Lisa and I took a trip to New York City … Continue reading

Imagination Inspires Nations

This is where it all started. A Mexican joint in North Beach 2 blocks away from Bimbo’s with my darlings, Ana and Ashraf. After receiving a fortune cookie that read: an unexpected thing will happen to you, a wide-eyed angel faced boy miraculously appeared before Ashraf and sold him a $22 ticket to the sold … Continue reading