Radio Show

ON THE GROUND— WASHINGTON, DC, the belly of the beast of international military and corporate power, is also a place of activism. It is where we come to speak truth to power in the streets and in the halls and assemblies of power. But you wouldn’t know about this activism based on what is covered […]

Books and Writing

Esther Iverem’s most recent book is We Gotta Have It: Twenty Years of Seeing Black at the Movies, 1986-2006 (Hatchette Book Group) and she is the author of two books of poems, The Time: Portrait of a Journey Home and Living in Babylon, (Africa Word Press). A former staff writer for several publications, including The […]

Online Media

SEEINGBLACK.COM— April 9, 2016, Paul Robeson’s birthday, marks the 15th anniversary of, a pioneering website for Black voices on arts, media and politics.  We thank you for continuing to support us, even as we have faced challenges and new opportunities! Faithful users know that our recent posts have been links to the content on […]

Art and Design

  My curated projects, be they visual art or digital, audio or written word, are about human existence—its history, current state and possible futures. They are also about the environment, including its mysteries extending into the universe. In my recent work, I interrogate physical and economic violence against people and violence against this planet. My […]

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