Category Archives for Art & Music
Sometimes when living in the world of academia and working in the world of social media, it’s easy to lose touch with what “grassroots” means. It’s easy to forget that activism isn’t only expressed through college papers filled with feminist … Continue reading
I am digging this music. So much. Pretty soon I think my roomates are going to ask me to stop leaving it on repeat. But not yet! Las Cafeteras is a mixed and colorful group of musicians from East LA. … Continue reading
Ramiro Gomez is a male nanny working in Los Angeles. He’s also an artist. He works closely with the nannies and domestic workers of Los Angeles, which gives him a unique incite into the ways in which domestic workers are … Continue reading
So I realize that this has nothing really to do with social justice, but I just had to share this video. It’s too cool not to. MOVE from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.
Today I wanted to share with you a spoken word artist that I was recently inspired by. I saw Kelly Tsai at the Womyn of Color Conference here at UC Santa Cruz, and was so blown away! I’m kind of … Continue reading
Loved this image by Fire Sea Studios, who described it thusly: “This entire piece is an answer to that last question. When you are bombarded every day from every direction with questions and statements that lessen your worth as a … Continue reading
I’ve posted about the Santa Cruz Vintage Fair before, but I couldn’t help doing it again. I love old things, anything that has a story, and so the Vintage Fair is like going to an open museum for me. These … Continue reading