Walidah participated in Red Wedge Magazine's Black Radical Imagination Roundtable with scholar Robin D.G. Kelley and Jonathan Horstmann of BLXPLTN.
Walidah and her work are cited in this article from The Atlantic about the history of racism in Portland.
The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America
It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.
Walidah has three poems published in a new Black futurism anthology called The Future of Us:
Walidah's new book Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption is referenced in this Everyday Feminism article.
Why Our Punitive Justice System Doesn’t Work – And 3 Alternatives to Prisons
KTVZ News did a television segment on Walidah's Oregon Black history rural tour stop in Prineville:
Truthout chooses Walidah Imarisha's book Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption as its progressive pick, and also posts an excerpt.
Walidah Imarisha Wins Barry Lopez Fellowship at Playa
PORTLAND, Ore.— April 4, 2016—Portland writer Walidah Imarisha is the first recipient of the Barry Lopez Fellowship at Playa. The fellowship is awarded each year to a writer with a strong interest in issues of justice and equity in Oregon whose work resonates in spirit with that of writer Barry Lopez.
True crime writer TJ English, author of the renowned book The Westies and Paddwhacked, wrote a review of Walidah Imarisha's new book Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption.
ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES
Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption