My Creative Rights As A Black Artist?

I enjoy being a writer, researcher, cultural historian, educator, and I am also a visual artist.  I use my art, most of the times, as featured images here in my blog. For more of my art, please see it at brianragsdale.com, or on facebook, brianragsdalestudio. Art has been a consistent theme in my life, and…

Meditation and The Funk

Friends and family, About 15 months or more ago, I meditated over a weekend with 10 other brave souls for about 16 hours in total silence. I experienced a sort of mental and emotional breaking down, questioning what really existed inside. Searching for the essence, in a sense. In a similar way, our country is…

Light of Devourment

When Timmy was first born into the world it was full of magic. His mother, Rocious loved him in an eternal and expansiveness way with certainty, like the certainty of the eye of the storm. The eye of the storm knows its meaning and purpose, like a rock that falls down into a cave trapping…