Our fifth graders are planning a program around your book for the morning and...– in a letter from school librarian Alice Harris to June Jordan in 1970. June Jordan wrote exclamation marks in pen on the letter. #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/
Black women in America: Black women issues, Black women priorities, Black women...– June Jordan in an angry letter to Chrysalis Literary Magazine listing those of us who are NOT served by their racist editorial practices. #pridepassionjune
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This is a good time This is the best time This is the only time to come...– -June Jordan “From Sea to Shining Sea” #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/
vivir libre vivir libre vivir libre o morir!– -June Jordan “Dance: Nicaragua” #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/
anyone who becomes a practicing poet has an excellent chance of becoming...– -June Jordan in Poetry for the People 1995 #pridepassionjune
I believe that issue of a home for Lisa Steinberg and the question of a home for...– June Jordan “Finding the Way Home” in Technical Difficulties #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/ For more on Lisa...
would you turn her treat into surprise by observing happy birthday– -June Jordan’s “If You Saw a Negro Lady” #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/
you will be god to bless you Mary Brown.– -June Jordan “For Beautiful Mary Brown: Chicago Rent Strike Leader” #pridepassionjune http://tinyurl.com/c585aw6
We survive our love because we go on loving.– -June Jordan “Grand Army Plaza” #pridepassionjune
one full Black lily luminescent in a homemade field of love– -June Jordan’s “1977: Poem for Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer” #pridepassionjune
deify the thing within all of it.– -June Jordan from “Poem for the Poet Alexis De Veaux” #pridepassionjune
Silence will nothing redeem into body or bud for the actual fight.– June Jordan, ”1981: On Call”
We need everybody and all that we are. We need to know and make known the...– -June Jordan from “Notes Toward a Black Balancing of Love and Hatred” (1974) in Civil Wars #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/
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Important New Resource for Transgender Elders! →
The LGBT center has updated its site with new resources for Transgender elders and organizations and service providers who work with our elders. Spread the word! love, Lex and Julia mobilehomecoming.org
Maybe I should just love myself myself (anyhow I’m more familiar with the...– -from June Jordan’s “Free Flight” in Passion (1977-1980) #pridepassionjune (via lexandjuliaontheroad)
“she said A Righteous Mouth/ ain nothin you should hide…. just...– from June Jordan’s “A Song of Sojourner Truth” (dedicated to Bernice Johnson Reagon) in Passion New Poems 1977-1980
#pridepassionjune: mobile homecoming celebrates...
It is June!!! My (Lex’s) birthday month and pride month and the official launch of the Mobile Homecoming social media presence so how do we want to celebrate? With the words of our beloved chosen ancestor June Jordan of course! This month as we remind you to help us get 30 new Monthly Sustainers we will be signal boosting the brilliance of June Jordan especially her passionate words...