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a fanzine for black punks, queers, feminists, artists, musicians and activists!
a fanzine for black punks, queers, feminists, artists, musicians and activists!
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There Are No White Doves in My Neighborhood: Chicago’s Black & Brown Punk Shows
An Interview with Monika Estrella Negra Monika (left) and Donte, BNB organizers Monika moved to Chicago from Milwaukee in 2009 and soon became enmeshed in one of the country’s largest, most diverse and most radical punk scenes. As we discuss in the followin...
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The Best of Black Punk Rock, in My Humble Opinion
Hello! There is so much going on in the world of black punk rock
these days! I wanted to share with you a handful of bands that I've felt
compelled to listen to over and over again, that feature at least one
black punk. I mainly focus on what I
call DIY...
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I Will Resist With Every Inch and Every Breath: Punk and the Art of Feminism
Me, Osa Atoe by David Ensminger This is the talk I gave on a recently panel I was asked to participate in at the Brooklyn Museum Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, along with Astria Suparak (the curator of the "Alien She" riot grrrl exhibits), Jo...
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I Will Resist With Every Inch and Every Breath: Punk and the Art of Feminism
Me, Osa Atoe by David Ensminger This is the talk I gave on a recently panel I was asked to participate in at the Brooklyn Museum Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, along with Astria Suparak (the curator of the "Alien She" riot grrrl exhibits), Jo...
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Buy Shotgun Seamstress Zine Collection and Support the Movement!
Like most people who make things, I tend to be
self-deprecating about my work. At times, I think that being black and
worrying about your alternative self-expression is an exercise in
privilege. Like, on the long list of things black peop le
have to w...
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Kids Doing the Noise-Making Thing: Marc Edwards of Cellular Chaos
photo by Michael Dent Marc Edwards embodies all of the ideas Shotgun Seamstress zine ever meant to convey.  I generally focus on punk rock in my zines and blog but I also try as hard as I can to broaden the confines of that genre--to show punk for what it i...
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How to Find Shotgun Seamstress Zine & Book!
Shotgun Seamstress began as a photocopy zine in 2006.  Issues nos. 1-6 have been compiled as a book and published by Mend My Dress Press.  It is $18 and you can order it directly from Mend My Dress or Amazon . Since publishing the book, I have made issue no...
How to Find Shotgun Seamstress Zine & Book!
How to Find Shotgun Seamstress Zine & Book!
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Kids Doing the Noise-Making Thing: Marc Edwards of Cellular Chaos
Marc Edwards embodies all of the ideas Shotgun Seamstress zine ever meant to convey.  I generally focus on punk rock in my zines and blog but I also try as hard as I can to broaden the confines of that genre--to show punk for what it is meant to be, which i...
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DJ Soul Sister from SS No. 5 (2010)
DJ Soul Sister from SS No. 5 (2010)
DJ Soul Sister from SS No. 5 (2010)
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No Pity For Boredom: An Interview with Downtown Boys
Printed in Antigravity July 2014.   Remember the days when punk bands sang with conviction about everything that wasn’t right with the world? Corporate exploitation of land and people, poverty, shitty landlord-renter or employer-employee dynamics, the lies ...
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