Walidah Imarisha's site Don't Be Riker, focusing on using a character from Star Trek: The Next Generation to explore issues around privilege and power, is featured on the Nerds of Color website:
Walidah has several new stories and links on the Nerds of Color blog, focusing on their literature week.
A youtube interview with Walidah and several other NOC writers:
An essay by Walidah about Octavia's Brood:
A post with Good Sista/Bad Sista's poem Supa Soul Sistas:
Walidah is now a regular blogger for the Nerds of Color website.
This piece is a short essay to accompany the fantasy artwork of prisoner artist Dominic Newsome:
This is a short piece to accompany the sci fi hip hop track Walidah is featured on "Spaced Out":
A collaborative track featuring Walidah Imarisha, Olmeca, Spiritchild, Ashwini, Isa, Marlene and Marshall from 2004 in Chiapas, Mexico. Created during a delegation with Estacion Libre to learn from the Zapatistas. Images from that delegation:
A hip hop track and video on youtube called "Spaced Out" featuring Walidah Imarisha with JustUs, beat/production by DJ Ian Head:
A youtube video featuring "No You Don't Know Me" by Good Sista/Bad Sista, the poetry duo featuring Walidah Imarisha and Turiya Autry. Beat and production by OG One:
The most recent issue of Oregon Humanities?' magazine has a short essay by Walidah Imarisha about her Oregon Black history program, and then reprints part of the timeline she has developed, which you can access online here:
An excerpt from Walidah Imarisha's short story "Black Angels and Blue Roses" that will be printed in the radical sci fi anthology she is co-editing, Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction From Social Justice Movements. The excerpt ran on the Hooded Utilitarian:
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