What happens after we post, like, and share, or after returning home from protests, sit-ins, and marches?
The motto of Malcolm X’s Organization of Afro-American Unity is , “Be a builder, not a beggar.” Our Project BLUPRINT further focuses on what we must BUILD in this society we aim to change.
The Wretchd is seeking thinkers, artists, activists, and planners to brainstorm what institutions and political factions we can mire to bring permanence; to immortalize this outburst of civil rage in our time.
Tell us what you think the BLUPRINT is. Message us your ideas to be published as a project contributor now.
Show us what it looks like. ✊🏾
Spirit: BLACK Legacy
An exclusive essay written by Bronx artist, Jeron “Ignis” Randolph. Spirit is a feeling. It’s a force beyond the physical and the status quo that tries to define what we’re experiencing. It’s a reminder that we’re more than our present state of being or past conditions. It’s an intangible accessed for hope for the future,…
Week 1 Project Bluprint: Combahee River Collective
At the cusp of social outrage in the late 1970s, the racial and sexual repression of Black women was brought to the fore after being routinely engulfed by larger civil rights, and feminist movements. A group of Black feminists from across the country formed a political discourse to reap accountability for the specific, systematic oppression…
THE WRETCHD MISSION STATEMENT
Soul. Culture. Community. History. Buried in a heap of books, I see their faces. Malcolm X, Franz Fanon, Assata Shakur, George Jackson, Audre Lorde, Marcus Garvey, Huey Newton, Fred Hampton, Albert Woodfox, Angela Davis. I see a safe place, a library, a thinking place, where the freedom-working native intellectual can be amongst others. Here in…