These are the true true stories of sistas.in.solidarity (SIStas.I.S) in the ‘Q’ werd.
Their stories are not new, en we’ll share them (again en again en again) coz these are some of the one’s we’ve been looking for, the ones holding us up (en in their/arms), who we struggle with en whose legacies we’re inspired by, whose shoulders we stand on, en in whose bedrooms, farms, kitchens, business/es en classes we commune…..
these are symbols of ‘when things were cool…’ (as wota) [Back in the Day(when ‘our’ wo/men ruled Afrika)sung byErykah Badu]
sweet as honey, fine as may wine…..
A is for [Mama] Afrika….
We have a beautiful mother
Her green lap immense
Her brown embrace eternal
Her blue body everything we know
[from Alice Walker]
B is for (betwixt en between) big love (D.I.S fundraiser scheduled/for Black August month)
C is (for) the crux.
These interviews are with people we know (not well enough), that we love (en honour), that have changed not only us, but others, en throw wicked parties while they’re at it, coz what’s all the struggle(ing) for if you can’t wind down?….
the super/s/heroes of swagger: charysse robinson & mel fernandes are on our wishlist for D.I.S
D is Dadas in solidarity, doing our best to unite our people…
E is for…elephant.memories……shine(ing).(a).light.for.the.wor(l)d