Ark Republic and Black Farmers Index Winter Concert is about celebrating life, love, creativity and being grateful that we are still here to reshape the world to be a better place. The winter concert streamed from December 25 to 27.
In every crease and fold of the judicial robe worn by Tracey Cosby, there are complex stories showing a robust journey to judgeship. From an organizational leader to a US veteran, she continues to work towards giving voice to those who are silenced.
Ending, The Light Series, and beginning the new year with a creative spark, the first installment of docu-series by Kaia Shivers titled, “Pulling Heaven From the Sky,” is a short visual exploring Blackness and divinity.
Burn a little sage, commune with the family, its a vibe. Mia X, one of Newark’s most prolific poets, keeps Kwanzaa traditions fresh and powerful as she now becomes the keeper of the African-centered custom carried on during the winter holidays.
This is my time of the year. December, being the month in which I was born, is also the Christmas holiday, a celebration of the birth of the holy child by the name of Jesus. Also during this time, winter solstice takes place. As a result, my life has always been surrounded by winter rituals.
Christmas in the northern part of the hemisphere welcomes time-honored traditions and foods. Yet and still, gatherings would not be fulfilled without hot beverages that keep the bones warm and sit at the heart of cuddle season. From Kingston to the Netherlands, these warm drinks usher in a wonderful holiday.