“The eighth would be Assata, when warm tears left my eyes on a bus from Atlanta, understanding resistance…”
“He bleeds flamboyant. He reads homosexuality. He tastes like the delicious apple that Eve consumed – I’m sure of it.”
“I put up walls that rivaled the pyramids in height / Because the higher the walls the lower the expectations”
A three-part series on the thought process of coming to terms with ones feelings and sexuality.
A personal essay about body image as a black girl in relation to (Congolese) music.
“tell me: for how long will every black poet / have to re-write this poem?”
“them military man / done restricted my soul from consuming as much or as little space as it ever wants to take”
For issue 6, the female + non-binary creatives of colour in Sula Collective’s staff have come together to create a special edition zine in celebration of Women’s History Month.
Read the digital online copy for free here!
#iftheygunnedmedown calls for the eradication of respectability politics within the media’s representation of police brutality victims. This poem is Nicole Shanté’s contribution to the viral movement.
Women’s Work is a series of pieces made using fabric scraps and patterns. Bringing these materials together in this form allows the viewer to discover new ways of conversing with their tactile and emotive properties.