“The Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power,” Audre Lorde

“Neo-HooDoo Manifesto,” Ishmael Reed (from the book Symposium of the Whole)

“marginality as a site of resistance,” bell hooks

“Mixtapes, Sonic Landscapes and the Poverty Archive: The Politics and poetics of the Im/mobilised,” M. Neelika Jayawardane

Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts, Margaret Kovach

Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest, Hanif Abdurraqib

The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study, Stefano Harney, Fred Moten, Jack Halberstam

“The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction,” Ursula K. Le Guin

Brujas: The Magic and Power of Witches of Color, Lorraine Monteagut

A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

Georges, Alexander Dumas

“Ideology, Confrontation and Political Self-Awareness,” Adrian Piper

“In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens,” Alice Walker

“Thick: And Other Essays,” Tressie McMillan Cottom

The Yellow House, Sarah M. Broom 

Ancestral Medicine: Rituals for Personal and Family Healing, Daniel Foor

“Venus in Two Acts,”
Saidiya Hartman

Decolonizing Design Reader,” Ramon Tejada + others

Dirty Design: “What is Dirty?,” Marjanne van Helvert

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman


“Wailers,” Amiri Baraka

Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Werner Herzog

“We hold where study,” Wu Tsang

“A Poem to Get Rid of Fear,” Joy Harjo

Chewing Gum, Michaela Coel

JJJJJerome Ellis: New Year’s Day Reading at the Poetry Project

Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio

Lovecraft Country, Misha Green

“Sanford Biggers: Codeswitch”, showing at The Bronx Museum until April 5, 2021

Stalker, Andrei Tarkovsky

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, Chad Freidrichs

Torkwase Dyson & Françoise Vergès at Cooper

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, Timothy Greenfield Sanders

Urbanized, Gary Hustwit


“Millennials are Killing Capitalism,” podcast

(updated Feb 2022)