SPEAK! Radical Women of Color Media
These are three tracks fom the SPEAK! Radical Women of Color Media
Collective CD. In the summer months of 2008, the collective created
and sold this compilation of spoken word, poetry, and song to raise
money for single mothers and other financially restricted SPEAK!
members to attend the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, Michigan.
With works from artists and poets from all over the country, the
Speak! CD is a testament of grassroots struggle, hope, and love.
The collective created a video
and disseminated it
throughout the blogosphere, a method of self-sustaining,
community-supported funding (read: money that lasts and that people
have control over) without dependence on grants or donations that
could potentially quiet or co-opt (read: steal, take over) radical