Archive for December, 2008

Olfactory Offerings

Dispatches, For Fun, Resources

Haji Ali Dargah (Mumbai) – Incense attendant On 12/6, I had the pleasure of being in community with several light-filled sistern who attended the Rhythm Sistas dance/drum circle. In addition to the food and music love offerings that seem to have become an integral part of the monthly circle–I shared incense cargo from my recent […]

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Conjuring Women Inna Oaktown

Culture

Big up Rhythm Sistas for co-creating a POTENT community healing space in the East Bay.  Walk strong sistern/breath deep/chant peace/accept love. ——- When: Sat. January 24, 2009 1:00PM to 4:00PM Host: Sandy Mills, Mar Stevens, Charlene Gumbs & Monica Anderson Location: The Noodle Factory 1255 26th Street, Oakland, CA US Phone: (510) 381-0844 E-mail: imaniblessed@yahoo.com […]

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Toybox Showcase/Micia Mosely

Culture

Papaya Mann’s Toybox Showcase & Holiday Event (DC) Featuring Comedic Performer Micia Mosely When: Sunday December 28, 2008 7pm-1am(Performance @ 9pm) Blair Mansion Inn Who: Micia Mosely What: “Where My Girls At?: A Comedic Look at Black Lesbians.” Where: The Toybox Showcase 7711 Eastern Ave. Washington D.C. Host: Papaya Mann (202) 486-8888, (202) 882-1925 ——- […]

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Post Mumbai Ruminations

Travelogues

It saddened me to leave India early, but I did not want my family and friends to stress over my being there. So with a heavy heart, I departed India by way of Doha, Qatar, London, UK, and Los Angeles, CA. My body is just now catching up with the enormity of the Mumbai attacks. […]

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Spelman Junior Faculty Institute (EXPENSES PAID!)

Global Sisterhood

SPELMAN -NWSA WOMEN OF COLOR INSTITUTE 2009 Spelman Junior Faculty Institute We invite applicants for our Spelman Junior Faculty Institute: Women of Color: Theory, Scholarship, and Activism June 15-17, 2009 · Spelman College, Atlanta, GA About the Junior Faculty Institute Hosted by Spelman College’s Women’s Research and Resource Center in conjunction with the National Women’s […]

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“And Marriage for All” Campaign Kick Off — Phase 2!

Events

“And Marriage for All” Campaign Kick Off — Phase 2! Thursday, December 11, 6-8PM @ the SF LGBT Community Center (followed by a free, holiday cocktail reception!) These past few weeks, much has been said to pit LGBT Californians against People of Color, People of Faith, etc, and visa versa. We’re better than that. Now […]

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What God Has Joined Together: Hope for All Families

Events

Sunday, December 14 4pm-7pm Historic Sweets Ballroom 1933 Broadway Oakland “What God Has Joined Together: Hope for All Families” Please Join San Francisco + Oakland + Bay Area Faith Leaders for an evening of Healing, Affirmation & Hope for LGBT Families & Friends in the aftermath of the passage of Proposition 8 Come Join in […]

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The Rhythm Sistas – Dance Circle & Soul Food Demo (CA)

Events

Host: The Rhythm Sistas Location: The Essex Clubhouse 1 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA When: Saturday, December 6, 11:00am Phone: 209-617-3751 Greetings & Peace Sistas! Ain’t No Stopping Us Now! We’re On The Move… supporting and encouraging each other as we all move toward a healthier, happier way of living! We would be honored if you’d […]

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Sweet Passage Odetta Holmes

Global Sisterhood

I cool your brow sistah… …and do say hello to Mama Afrika American folk music legend Odetta dies at 77 Wikipedia Entry

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Dispatch 26 – Sunrise at Charles de Gaulle Aeroport

Dispatches

It’s only been a couple of weeks since my last trip to Paris.  How nice to return to my Mistress so soon! On occasion I tell people who inquire about my frequent global travel that it isn’t as glamorous as it may appear.  There are times when my travel commitments feel counter intuitive to what […]

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