Mukasa Speaks! A Present Day Speech From The Man Who Coined “Black Power!”

Whaddup my African people? Have you ever wondered what the greats from the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movements would say about the USA in 2013? Well, this weekend WFTF has had the honor to be in the presence of history. A founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a founder of […]

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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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Meet Lovell, The First Official Member of WFTF!

Everyone, I am proud to announce that Wisdom From The Field has found its first member! Since making the transition from online blog to active community organization (plus blog), building a strong membership base in the community is of great importance. Today, we introduce you to someone who may be a familiar face for those […]

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The ComeUnity Diaper Giveaway Program Continues Strong!

Whassup my peoples? Our Diaper Giveaway Program, a part of our ComeUnity Campaign to bring unity to our community, kicked off a couple weeks ago and is going stronger than ever. The response from the people has been fantastic and the roots of empowerment can already be seen to be sprouting in our lovely neighborhoods. […]

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A Look At Last Night’s Rebellion In Los Angeles (VIDEO) – 7/14/13

The video below was recorded by the one and only known as Zoey De La Creme, one of WFTF’s own 2013 Spirit of Sankofa Scholars. Enjoy this look into last night’s protests and the narrative below. Here’s what happened last night in Los Angeles: A variety of members and representatives of various organizations along with […]

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WFTF Interview on 90.7FM KPFK (Flip The Script Radio Show)

This past Monday, WFTF member, Brandon Be, was interviewed on 90.7fm KPFK’s radio show “Flip The Script” with riKu Matsuda and Vida Starr. If you missed the show last night, you can check out the audio below to find out a little more about WFTF, how we got started, why we do the work we do, […]

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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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Community Business Spotlights: Hair Gets Kinky When Wet, Menogu Designs, Nouri Bar

Whaddup all you folks out in these various Fields? We had to take some time out to introduce you to some great businesses run by some entrepreneurs with familiar faces. Without a doubt you’ll find one, if not all of them, very useful sources of info and products. Check them out below! On a MOVE! […]

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