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They Won’t Go When I Go

A Manifesto/ Mediation on State of Black Archives in America and throughout the Diaspora by Harmony Holiday  The ashes a black mother scattered into the lap of a seemingly indifferent police chief, her daughter’s remains in ash and shackle, the ashes of her daughter who had been killed in jail either by neglect or force, […]

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Who Will Save The Saviours?

A close gaze at the collective apathy that killed Dr. Sebi: In the annals of challenges to orthodox medical consumerism belongs the science and practice of one Alfredo Bowman – aka Dr Sebi – a Honduran of humble origins, scant formal education and voracious curiosity. A sailor by trade, Bowman learned the functioning of ship […]

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What Follows? The State of Black Collectivity in the Year of the Sheep

Continuing to sing a vital and urgent message of black collectivity, Harmony Holiday writes from New York critiquing the state of things now and the shape of jazz to come. Here we are at the start of the Year of the Sheep, and may we no longer be martyrs to our own following. In 1977, filmmaker Charles Burnett, wrote and directed […]

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Poets Pressing Record(s)

by Harmony Holiday  Privacy is dead and the word itself sounds a lot like poetry if you don’t listen for the overthrown delta the v makes between ripples and vowels, between voyeurs and those who look away. Poetry is obsessed with our most intimate resurrections and dances on the confused remains of our privacy. I […]

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Mythscience Records

Mythscience Records, a label arkiving necessary voices for us all to learn from. Poet Harmony Holiday spearheads the venture and has assembled a taster of the poetry and jazz featuring Amiri Baraka and other master-teachers. We urge you to donate generously and download the drum talk. An essential sanity, black and electric by Mythscience Records curated by Harmony Holiday […]

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Audio/visuals from AfroSonics-sis, Harmony Holiday, originally produced for Fence Books‘ podcast series. “Loose Tracklist” Weldon Irvine Nancy Dupree Fred Moten Wu-tang John Coltrane Gil Scott Heron J Dilla Dexter Gordon Moodyman Amiri Baraka Ras Baraka L Boogie Michael Harper Theo Parrish Sarah Webster Fabio Actress Bill Gunn David Henderson Percy Johnson Frank O’Hara Nico Brother Ah With thanks […]

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