Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind

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the earth is a living thing: Lucille Clifton Rebirth Broadcast #13

What do you need to brush of your shoulders? Release!!!! Your healing and the healing of the planet are deeply intertwined.

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atlantic is a sea of bones: lucille clifton rebirth broadcast #12

What legacies haunt the places that you live and pass through?  What are the voices of forgotten, erased and violated ancestors teaching you today?

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Crazy Horse Names His Daughter: Lucille Clifton Rebirth Broadcast #11

This week our Lucille Clifton ShapeShifter assignment is to cast names of powerful people in our lives and in our history into the future and to create a ritual or list of naming that describes the energy in the names of the children in your family, life or community.

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grandma, we are poets

Take home message: ableism denies and perpetuates trauma. In this poem Lucille Clifton breaks down traditional definitions of autism and reminds us that every way we experience the world is poetic, and necessary for the end of oppression…i.e. the transformation we deserve.

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