Adrienne Maree Brown

Adrienne Maree Brown

Everything I Know About Last Minute Election Action

by Adrienne Maree Brown on November 3 2008, 9:13AM

Please read this in case Election Action is needed, and pass this email on to people you think would benefit from it! Contents: - Why Last Minute Election Action? - Information: Where to figure out the rules, document problems and…


Holiday Reflection

by Adrienne Maree Brown on October 14 2008, 9:33AM

tnews is reporting this economic crisis as shaking down from the upper echelons of corporate power, but I feel it rumbling up through our foundations, souls of displaced indigenous warriors and runaway slaves, a spiritual reckoning that can’t be bought out, smoothed over.

Topics: History

to obama, or not to vote

by Adrienne Maree Brown on September 1 2008, 8:26AM

ok. a full 72 hours after the end of the democratic national convention, and obama’s speech, i feel compelled to get the response off my chest. i took this leadership development course , and in it we had to do…


Media Justice, Election Protection and the Issue of Race in the 2008 Election

by Adrienne Maree Brown on June 9 2008, 8:44AM

From the National Conference on Media Reform on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman, I think these are two ways that our voices get heard, right, in this country. One is through these media outlets, and one is through our…

Topics: Media

Obama Gets the Nomination - Another Strike for Multiracial Babies!

by Adrienne Maree Brown on June 3 2008, 4:47PM

So I can’t write much on here but I have to just share this temporary moment of swelling heart boom boom because Obama, Barack Hussein Obama, a half-breed, Hafrican, mulatto, black and white cookie, creamed coffee, is-he-is-or-is-he-ain’t, mixed, multi-, biracial,…


Grieving for Sean Bell

by Adrienne Maree Brown on April 25 2008, 12:09PM

Rise up and let your grief shake down the brittle walls of the hollow hearts of Justice Arthur Cooperman, who handed down the decision.


MY Dream

by Adrienne Maree Brown on April 5 2008, 11:02PM

Photo courtesy of TheDreamReborn And a bit more on the emotional content of the Dream Reborn… The panel (Stones of Hope in a Mountain of Despair) was heartwrenching, Mary Anne from the Appalachian (apple-at-cha is the way to say…


Dream Reborn…Whose Dream?

by Adrienne Maree Brown on April 5 2008, 12:51PM

Wanted to quickly get on here and get some thoughts out into the public sphere. I’m at the invigorating Dream Reborn conference and its so inspiring, it feels like I’ve been turning in circles the entire time and each time…


Obama Gets Real - Now Its Our Turn

by Adrienne Maree Brown on March 19 2008, 11:16AM

So I’m at the Take Back America conference, seeing the event with the dual eyes I have been using for viewing this entire election season thus far. At this conference (nicknamed the “progressive convention”); the passion is in people’s eyes,…


Reflections on Race and Politics from Valentine’s Day

by Adrienne Maree Brown on February 18 2008, 9:57AM

Happy Valentine’s Day! Its Black History Month - did you notice? And we have a black man making history by being the most likely presidential candidate. It’s rumored Madame Toussaud’s added him to the presidential wax figures already. Everywhere there…


I Love Obama like I Love NY

by Adrienne Maree Brown on January 24 2008, 10:58AM

Recently was watching the reunion episode of a fantastic, in-depth look at gender relations on VH1 called I Love NY. For those who missed it, willingly or tragically, the show was born when one of the losing contestants from a…