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Wise Roots Poetry Session

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So You Wanna Be A Revolutionary?

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So You Wanna Be A Revolutionary?

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Why We Must Return To Our Communties

“… I remember a man I knew well. We were right in the middle of a period of drought. To avoid starvation, several families from his village collected the little money they had left and gave him the job of going to Ouagadougou to buy food… On arrival, he had a brutal and painful encounter […]

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Notes on Context & Perspective: Why Afrikan People Must Understand and Control Their Own

Context is everything. Context is what makes those lost in the bombing of American cities victims of terrorism while the innocent lost in drone strikes overseas are “necessary casualties.” They who control the context of any event in history ultimately control the public perception of said event both domestically and internationally. For example, let’s say […]

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WFTF Workshops @ Princeton University

WFTF will be leading workshops to discuss the history, present, and future of grassroots community activism by their student body. We hope to devise a plan of action, and establish connections with local community organizations and beging building a unified front to empowering and uplifting the community.

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Blacks in STEM (Panel) @ Gardena High School

WFTF has been invited to participate on a panel to encourage and expose the students of Gardena HS to possible futures in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: “On Thursday, November 14th at Gardena High, Black Skeptics Los Angeles and the Women’s Leadership Project will sponsor a seminar that examines these issues with a panel of […]

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WFTF @ UC Berkeley

Scholars from the African American Theme Program will argue as celebrities and intellectuals to bridge the past and present along with debating whether Gangsta Rap is a legitimate practice of the Griot tradition. The time will be from 3:00pm-5:00pm & 6:00pm-8:00pm. Thank you.

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WFTF at Gardena High School for STEM Panel!

What’s up community? WFTF is dedicated to remaining visible to the youth following in our footsteps, whether this be in the streets or in the classroom. On November 14th at Gardena High School, Black Skeptics Los Angeles and the Women’s Leadership Project will sponsor a seminar that examines the lack of Black folk in the fields of […]

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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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