[nigeria to detroit]
we asked Tolu:
Tolu is one of idec 2013’s coffee talkers:
catch the video on the emu site above …
Tolu writes for Truth Out:
book links to amazon
connected to Henry Giroux?
Ammerah Saidi -detroit future schools?
hope center – malcolm x bldg?
This program is actually being run in Ypsilanti. There are 15 schools arnd Ypsi and Westland.
A lot of community engagement – I’ll be bringing in tons of artists and performers to run workshops
I’ll be hosting a weekly listening project, story telling circle and possibly panel.
And then Radio Club, where the students get to record a show on social issues.
In Detroit there’s business, government, then people.
the first runs the next two.
this project – begs to be controlled by people.
Tolu posts on fb..
Haven’t written in a while. Kiese Laymon put me bk to work.
This was one of our many makeshift classrooms, where conversation was curriculum.