City of Hope: Mural Documentary

Back in December of 2018, the artistic collective known as the Cleveland Skribe Tribe (CST) converged at Cuyahoga Community College’s Metro Campus to complete a mural for the school’s new campus center. Overall, our goal wasn’t to just produce an award-winning, memorable mural (which I believe we did!). It was also important to us that we document and share the […]

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Examining Black Images

For the past few weeks, I’ve been a part of a class at Kent State University entitled Black Images, taught by Dr. Asantewa Sunni-Ali through the Center of Pan-African Culture. Over these weeks, I attended class as a student, with the final goal of helping curate an art exhibit with the students centered around what they would learn in class. […]

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Neighborhood Nip

“I’m prolific, so gifted.” —Nipsey Hussle At the time of me writing this article, the Hip-Hop Community and the world in general will have lost a very prolific member of society. Ermias (translated as “God Will Rise) Asghedom, better known to the world as rapper Nipsey Hussle, was gunned down in the very same neighborhood he was raised in and […]

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