“Ebony’s Flaws:” A Poem by Corey Riotz

Ebony’s Flaws: Spoken-word Performance Lyrics: See black is beautiful, I’d never change my color for another  But sometimes I feel like I can’t trust the others or my brothers  so it’s hard for me to stand here screaming black lives matter When genocide became  a cycle since that crack pipe shattered  And it’s so hard to…

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“Refuse Fascism”: A Poem by LindoYes!

“Refuse Fascism” Spoken Word Performance “Refuse Fascism” Lyrics They want to cut family ties, that have been knotted since history, With more stories than the tallest building, Small, but we are building! Brick by brick, from the wall they use to oppress us, to impress upon them! We will… Refuse Fascism Resist Hatred  Right wrongs…

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“The American Dream:” A Poem by Milo Wilson

“The American Dream” I woke up today in the dark…  Where other people’s words were clouding my judgement…  Where every mirror was either blacked out or shattered…  To them my wounds don’t matter as long as they can keep their stature…  I WOKE UP TODAY… IN THE DARK..  I couldn’t feel my heart..beat As I…

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“RYDA”: A Poem by LindoYes!

“RYDA” Spoken Word Performance “RYDA” Lyrics I’m Rydin, I’m Rydin, I’m Rydin, I’m Ghost   (Aye)   Where I’m going? No one knows   I’m Rydin, I’m Rydin, I’m Rydin, I’m Ghost   (Aye)   Where I’m going? No one knows   I’m Rydin, I’m Rydin, I’m Rydin, I’m Ghost   (Aye)   Where I’m…

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“Colors”: A Poem by LindoYes!

“Colors”: Spoken Word Performance “Colors” Lyrics I’m grateful every morning  I don’t wake up a  #hashtag A trending Topic of tragedy A black and brown body Outlined in white,  red blood watering concrete Because of shades of blue White lies defining how Black Lives Matter My God There’s a war on colors Ever since we…

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Lehigh Valley Girls Rock LADYFEST Review

Author Delia Marrero is the Development Coordinator for Lehigh Valley Girls Rock, an organization dedicated to empowering girls and women + trans and nonbinary folks through music and art. The National Sokols Hall hosted Lehigh Valley Girls Rock’s Ladyfest fundraiser on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Bands came together and filled the hall with the sounds…

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What is “affordable housing”?

This article by Anna Smith provided courtesy of The Bethlehem Gadfly. Anna Smith is a life-long Southside resident and Director of the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem, a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life in South Bethlehem by fostering economic opportunity, promoting community development, and empowering residents to actively participate in the…

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