Migration and Butterflies

As a leader of the ‘RAPtivism’ project, Fukushima has done solidarity building work through hip-hop from the United States and to France, Morocco, Japan, Germany, England, South Africa, Senegal, India, Denmark and beyond.  As a vocalist, Fukushima’s musical sound consists of an unparalleled style blending soulful melodies, poetic lyricism, looping and beatboxing.

How to Forgive

Learning to forgive is a difficult journey of the ego. In spaces where we are task with look at the complexity of race, class, gender, religion, etc., it is sometimes hard to examine why people act the way they do. When building internal resources to combat everyday aggressions, it is helpful to remember the humanity of each person you encounter. This video serves as a reminder of the things we all need to work on and examine in our quest for forgiveness and a world that works for everyone.

Kaitlin of the Alphabet Rockers

Kaitlin is Artistic Director for a children’s hip hop group named “Alphabet Rockers.” The Equity Collective is participating in a collaboration with them. The intent is to provide a way to explore systems and collective history in a space occupied by both children and parents. Together, we are exploring paradox and cultural learning. Our working … Continue reading Kaitlin of the Alphabet Rockers

Radical Classrooms

Bobby Biedrzycki is a writer, performer, educator, and transnational human rights activist who resides in Chicago, IL. His stories, poems, and performances have appeared on pages, stages, and public spaces across the U.S. and beyond. His work is rooted in cross-disciplinary art making that focuses on creating social change. _____________________________________________ “The classroom remains the most … Continue reading Radical Classrooms