Tonight! A celebration of liberation, sexual health, reproductive justice and pleasure. Come enjoy some dope performances, visual art, raffles, beautiful people and after party. #BlackSexMatters is working in collaboration with Arts & Aids America to support #BreathingRoom The #LetUsBreathe Collective's new creativity organizing and healing space on the south side of Chicago, as well as a beneficiary nonprofit organizing for reproductive justice and sexual safety and wellness for Black and brown folks.
Podcast: #AirGo sits down with organizer, educator and general man about town Xavier Ramey. Xavier talks about his journey into activism and the ability to maneuver through different space. We also have in depth discussion about Christianity, the contradictions and strengths of the Church as an institution, and how his faith intersects with social justice work within a radical movement. Best of all, we were able to keep his corny jokes to a minimum! Hear episode 75, and every episode at AirGoRadio.com #LetUsBreathe
Seeking the Marvelous.
Podcast: #AirGo chopped it up with Tasha, an amazing musician, poet, organizer and all-around good person. Hear Tasha talk about family, @byp100 and her new EP #DivineLove as she explains her journey towards doing some of the most important work in Chicago. Listen to ep 65 and every episode at AirGoRadio.com.
Podcast: #AirGo chops it up Chicago tastemaker DJ Oreo. Oreo talks how far he's come from the West Side, distinctions between 'hood and hipster' culture, being friends with rappers, his origins in footwork culture, and (most importantly) the Jesse White Tumblers. Hear Ep. 76 and every episode at AirGoRadio.com
Black Market Chicago, presented by the #LetUsBreathe Collective, returns with a community of Black artists and artisans sharing their works. The #LetUsBreathe Collective challenges our community to envision the world we want as we work to make those visions reality through creativity and struggle. We are creating a world built on love and abundance instead of domination and scarcity. We believe in a society without state violence and policing, which certainly means we need to create alternatives to capitalism and work towards a system built on cooperative economics. ...But we'ont know how to do all that yet so join us at The Black Market and help us figure it out. An Exchange of Goods, Ideas and Love... Support black business owners, artists and vendors Apparel Jewelry Desserts Home decor Beauty and Hygiene products Etc. Engage in communal conversation about Love, Abolition and Capitalism Proceeds will support the development and rehab of Breathing Room, a new organizing, creative healing space on the South Side of Chicago Let's continue to invest in community and support local up and coming Black businesses. We will have clothing, art, jewelry, and much more.
Slow your roll.
Heroes are just people. I learned a lot from having the opportunity to see Angela's humanity.
Podcast: I've fallen off posting the show, but go check out Ep. 62 of #AirGo with the super homie José Olivarez. José talks living in New York, Urban Word, The Poetry Gods podcast and overrated rappers. Check out this dope conversation and every episode at AirGoRadio.com
For all those who've asked how can you support #LetUsBreathe , here's you chance. Tomorrow will be the next installment of the late night slam series #Octagon at 1106 W. Thorndale. Proceeds will help us on our new building on 51st & Bishop. Come see our super dope feature @tweak_therbg.
Get to work.