¡Viva Puerto Rico!

  Digital Album Streaming + Download Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Buy Now  $25 USD  or more Send as Gift 1. Taina Asili – Sofrito (DJ Johnny Juice Remix) 05:17 2. Lila Downs – La Llorona 04:35 3. Ana Tijoux – Luchín 05:17 4. Nomadic Massive – Resurección 03:40 5. Chancha […]

Togolese protest government pawns of colonizers

By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor’s note: U.S. military presence and intervention continue to ramp up on the African continent, with reverberating consequences. Bourgeois news sources trumpet the devastating bombing deaths of more than 300 people in Somalia on Oct. 14, but neglect to reveal the instigator’s hometown was attacked by U.S. Special Forces two months ago, […]

THE BANK BLACK MOVEMENT NEEDS YOU

By Katie Mitchell / WearYourVoice Mag Bank Black: More Black homeownership and business ownership would be possible if Black-owned banks had more capital. According to a Nielsen study, Black spending power is $1.3 trillion. That’s trillion with a T. Black buying power has seen an 86 percent growth since 2000. This growth is in part due to the […]

HISTORY + AUDIO: How the convict labor of Black women built the new South

Historian Talitha LeFlouria examines the incarcerated labor of Black women in Reconstruction-era Georgia – work that rebuilt the South’s infrastructure and industrial economy under brutal conditions, enabled by the social language and legal mechanisms around Black lives that persist in America’s modern mass incarceration complex. Talitha is author of the book Chained in Silence: Black Women and […]

Nivea’s latest ‘white is right’ advert is the tip of a reprehensible iceberg

No amount of sophisticated branding can hide the fact that the messaging of such ads is as deeply poisonous as ever     By Afua Hirsch     “Now I have visibly fairer skin, making me feel younger,” declares the Nigerian actor Omowunmi Akinnifesi in an advert for a new face cream. The ad, for the […]