Unless you are learning a scientific discipline, keep away from classrooms if you possibly can. Do not attend classes on literature, or on writing. They will do you no good, and may do you substantial harm. I have been teaching in classrooms for almost 50 years, and I spent much of my 15 or so … Continue reading THE TOXIC CLASSROOM
Agile in appendage attached to the end of arm, like the DJ scratch. In theory too, like conducting science experiments on writers mind. Visiting a fence of time anticipate what’s neighboring. Finger nails painted red like earlier composed rhythmic verse; head unfixed with each letter expressed. As gradual as an unhurried bobble head. Sounds distract … Continue reading Ms. Twenty Minutes
Shirley Chisholm was the first U.S. black woman to be elected into the House of Representatives in 1961. She became the political embodiment of the needs and wants of the poverty-ridden neighborhood, Bedford Stuyvesant, in Brooklyn. This challenged the traditional ways of the patriarchal democracy found within the United States. Additionally, in 1972, with a … Continue reading Women of Color, Shirley Chisholm and Intersectionality
Recently, my friends and I started a zine called, Weirdo Brigade. What I have learned from spreading copies across New York is that not many people know what the term, “zine” means. The purpose of this blog post is to give y’all a basic definition of a zine. So without further ado, what the heck … Continue reading What’s A Zine?
A girls experience at the Mockstrocity concert 2017.
The Weirdo Brigade has some cool stickers coming out soon. Would you buy one?
Here's a little taste of Weirdo Brigade #3. We have 10 copies left. If you would like a free copy, leave your information in the contact section. Thanks, Weirdo Brigade Team
Ana Espinal is a photographer who resides in the Bronx. Born in the Dominican Republic, she moved to the United States at the age of 13. She received an A.A degree in Photography at LaGuardia Community College and now attends the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She’s passionate about the arts and … Continue reading Ana Espinal: “Flor de Mujer”
Little Sister By Solansh Moya on February 08, 2017 Clark's tale about an ex-Goth nun facing her dysfunctional family. Little Sister is a 2016 American dark comedy film written and directed by Zach Clark. The movie stars Addison Timlin as an ex-goth turned nun visiting her childhood home after the return of her brother … Continue reading Film Review:
By Solansh Moya on February 4, 2017 A person of Latin American origin can be referred to as Hispanic, Latino, or Latina. However, there is a new word to refer to Latin Americans– Latinx (pronounced “La-teen-ex”). Latinx seeks to move beyond gender binaries and it includes all of Latin American descendants. This word makes room … Continue reading Latinx: What Does This Mean?