Walidah's interview on Octavia's Brood, sci fi, and social change was chosen as one of three featured on Bitch Media's podcast Popaganda's Best of Geek Culture:
The Portland Occupier wrote a story and included Walidah's transition to the Bay Area for a teaching position at Stanford University.
A Warm Farewell
July 29, 2016
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.