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Let The Sideshow Begin (A Monologue)

The following was written and performed in 2009. Its purpose was to provide commentary on the modern day exploitation and destruction of Black culture in this country. Enjoy: *Jog onto stage Hear ye! Hear ye! Come one come all! Step right up and be the first of your friends to get an authentic 21st century […]

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Be: An Introduction

The past is the past, now let me ask you Why live in that when the present is right in front of you? The things you knew about me, your memories back then Are the very things that drive me today, just different means to the same end To begin to explain to you, my […]

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Community Spotlight: Tamika Banks, Author of The Last Greyhound

We at WFTF are proud to introduce you to Tamika Banks, author and proud California native. Banks would introduce herself to the world as a poet in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In this, her first publicized poem, Banks was searching for what she describes as “an unseen optimistic truth that would help minimize the […]

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What We Must Do In Response To The School Closures

In 2013 there is an attack on the Black man and woman in the United States of America. I’ve never felt more confident saying this in my lifetime than I do now but I don’t say it out of fear. I don’t say it in fear because we have been here before. There was a […]

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What Malcolm X Would Say About Black Folk and the Obama Presidency

Whaddup everyone out there in The Field? In light of the recent backlash of President Obama’s commencement speech at Morehouse College, I wanted to give Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) the opportunity to have an “I told you so moment”  because I think he deserves one. Below I posted the video and transcript of a […]

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Black on the School-2-Prison Pipeline: The Cases of Salecia Johnson, Jmyha Rickman, and Kiera WIlmot

Meet Salecia Johnson. She is now about 7 or 8 years old and is already a violent criminal… but not really… not at all. However, last year when she was only 6 years-old, Salecia was treated like one. The Milledgeville, Georgia kindergartener at Creekside Elementary school was taught a valuable lesson after throwing a tantrum in […]

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The ComeUnity Diaper Giveaway!

Donations to the Diaper Program can be made online here:

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A Message From WFTF

Inadequate education, inadequate living conditions, inadequate food, and inadequate opportunity; the cards that we have been historically dealt as a people are abysmal. We walk outside the doors of our homes and find unpaved streets, untended property, and the cold leftovers of Jim Crow. If we were to dive deeper into the halls of our […]

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Dennis Rodman Goes To North Korea & The Media Is Stupid

Dennis Rodman recently got back from a trip to North Korea (aka NK) with the Harlem Globetrotters team for a new HBO series produced by New York-based VICE television. Footage and pictures from Rodman’s visit to the isolated and heavily criticized nuclear power known as North Korea show the NBA Hall of Famer sharing smile […]

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Event Recap: Lost Youth Candlelight Vigil

(Click To View PDF List of Honored Youth)

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