Category: Popular Culture
The Legacy of Whitney Houston
“A people do not throw their geniuses away. And if they are thrown away, it is our duty as artists and as witnesses for the future to collect them again for the sake of our children and, if necessary, bone by bone” — Alice Walker Whitney Houston was already in recording studios providing backup vocals…
The Spirit Properties of Cannabis
Happy 420! Today we celebrate the medicinal herb Cannabis, known by many names. Cannabis has been used across centuries in its many forms to promote feelings of euphoria, as an analgesic (pain-killer), topical anesthetic, antibiotic, anti-asthmatic, anti-epileptic, anti-spasmodic, antidepressant, tranquilizer, antitussive (cough reliever), appetite stimulant, oxytocic (eases the process of childbirth), preventative and treatment for…
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Aries Season Transmissions & Spiritual Practice During a Pandemic
Happy Full Moon! A couple weeks ago during the New Moon in Aries, I received a few messages from Spirit that are relevant to not only the current astrological season, but to our current collective circumstance. In this podcast, I share those transmissions and also go over a very easy chakra balancing exercise you can…
Original poem: Innanet Hoes & Misogynist Bros
This poem is for all the dudes who sit behind their computer all day and obsess over what women post on the internet.
Sojourner Truth’s Love Life: What It Tells Us About Enslavement & Black Women’s History
Sojourner Truth was a multi-talented & multi-lingual women’s rights activist, abolitionist, and preacher who escaped slavery with an infant daughter. But, the side of Sojourner Truth rarely mentioned in popularized narratives about black history is her love life and how the lack of bodily autonomy she was subject to affected her ability to experience intimacy.