East Jerusalem story

I heard a story today, about East Jerusalem.  It’s about a family, a Palestinian family of Islamic Arabs, that want to build a home. This family goes back generations, maybe 6 or 7, back into the histories of this land and this city.  Jerusalem is their home, they have known no other. This family wants […]

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BRICS that don’t build.

Durban (my home base) is a city with a history of protest and revolutionary thinking. The man who founded the ANC (the majority party in our current self-styled government of liberation) was from here, and successive leaders of that original organization of unity have been based here. The Natal Indian Congress that coordinated and conducted […]

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FLOOR ASSASSINS FOREVER

It must be one of my greatest honors, to be associated with the 031 FLOOR ASSASSINS, a crew of hard working concrete cracking blood stained Breakers that I have had the pleasure of watching progress over the last (almost) 10 years. I will let them speak for themselves with the video clip below, but just […]

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STEP UP support

Graffiti can be a nasty business.  There is so much ego at stake when the main purpose of your expression is to gain anonymous fame by writing your name on everything.  It’s understandable that Writers are competitive in a game like that.  Whole crews can disintegrate from the days of extreme almost blood loyalty to bitter […]

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Pygmy and the Butterflies

This is my cousin, my mother’s brother’s kid, Miles “PYGMY” MacDonald. He is a hip hop flavored poet like me. We write and recite back and forth and generally share the same tastes when it comes to music, life and beer. We like music hot, life chilled and beer cold. Pygmy is fluent in kiSwahili, […]

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EWOK on MAHALA

Props to MAHALA for publishing a poet and his righteously reactionary words. I broke down BRICS in my own way. My understanding and response to the conference was based on my interactions and associations with the collective of anti-BRICS activists that hosted the BRICS FROM BELOW parallel conference in Durban over the same period. Check […]

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