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To humbly Learn as much as I can and stay funky throughout my travels.
Oh, man...where to start well I'm a poet, a skateboarder, a traveler of physical and ideological boarders, bridging gaps and looking for a historically sensitive and cosmopolitan way of life while staying mindful of the Colonial nature of the Modern world. I love learning hands on, mind open, constantly growing, and remaining not too fashionably jaded.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I had a homestay in South Africa in 2008 for a month, they were great people. I still stay in contact. We didn't get hang out too much other than play pool and get into trouble...heh... I remember this one time John myself and three of his friends went out to play pool afterwards one his friends ripped down the electrified fences on a nearby textile factory, the cops came up behind but we didn't know if he saw what happened so we played it cool, the cops put us all in the back and closed the door, homeboy tried to bail out the back of the truck he was so scared.....
Reading, Writing, Spoken Word, Photography, Skateboarding, Drinking, Dancing, Cooking, gettin funky, traveling, identity politics, 3rd world feminism, de-colonization of the mind, double consciousness, MUSIC I DONT Discriminate its all good...except for dashboard confessional...sorry...it's just the way I grew up
Music, Movies, and Books
mUsic that I like....well...Bad brains,suicidal tendencies, tricky, massive attack, peter tosh, black Uhuru,King Tubby,KMFDM, Gorillaz,HOUSE,Michael Jackson,Sam Cooke,Calle 13,Manu Chao, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu Tang, Murder City Devils, T bone Walker, Lighting Hopkins, BB king, Ursula Rocker, Saul Williams, The Prodigy, the list goes on...
books- well there's a few authors I like---Web du Bois, Chris Hedges, Alice Walker, Zora Neal Hurston, Langston Hughes, Naomi Klein, Michel Fucault, Gloria Anzaldua, Ginsberg, William s Burroughs, Hemingway, Assata Shakur, Mumia Abu Jamal,John Perkins, Howard
Zinn, the list goes on ...
MOVIES: oh man...HEAT, INCEPTION, DARK KNIGHT, TRAINSPOTING,Maltese falcon, Dark Passage, Casablanca, just to name a few....
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I have seen the Indian ocean join the Atlantic....
Teach, Learn, Share
You know I'm still a student of life and academia's filtered spin on the like of the human condition however I welcome wisdom from any source and I'am happy to receive it, I try to dole out some of the lessons I've learned along the way, but most of my existential and cultural struggles are illustrated in Spoken Word...
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