General Club Podcast – Episode Two

In this episode, Tunmise, Cam, and Esther talk about inmate slavery in the prison industrial complex and SUNY’s connection and contribution to it. Sources for more detailed information: http://sbpress.com/2020/06/if-stony-b… https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2… https://www.sbstatesman.com/2020/07/1… https://www.nyclu.org/en/news/why-we-… https://nypost.com/2022/02/22/65-perc…

Jonestown Terror in the Jungle Review

By Anthoni Haynes This past weekend I re-watched the documentary, Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle. The documentary was a four-part mini-series that covers the Reverend Jim Jones, his cult the Peoples’ Temple and the tragedy that is known as the Jonestown Massacre, a mass murder suicide which left over 918 people dead at the temple’s remote settlement in the rainforest […]

HARLEM TV Show Review

By Esther Alatishe The long-yet-somehow-fast year of 2021 brought with it many works of film and TV that reflected some very real aspects of life: the mundane, the chaotic, the ridiculous, the ironic, the disappointing, the ambiguous, and the happy. One of those works was the first season of the Amazon Prime TV show Harlem. Don’t get me wrong– the […]

Community Roundtable Episode One

In this video, a group of us discuss the specific issue of Black and Indigenous women accounting for a disproportionate amount of missing persons while also being significantly underreported as missing. Nationally, investigations and news coverage for such women are inadequate compared to their white counterparts, and we discuss this reality and its implications. While the recent case of Gabby […]

The Absolute Need to Rest

Photo Credits: Eartha Kitt, photographed by Don Ornitz, (1957) By Esther Alatishe At some point during the height of the Black Lives Matter movement within the lockdown, I became very intent on finding content for young black women like myself that didn’t feel traumatic. On Instagram, I muted the posts of so many whose content magnified news stories of police […]