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Radio Show

On the Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nation’s Capital, on 89.3 FM in Washington, DC, and other Pacifica affiliates.

Books and Writing

Esther Iverem’s new book is Olokun of the Galaxy. In it, poetry and visual art is used to tell the story of Olokun, an African spirit of the deepest ocean, as s/he is born when Earth’s oceans are born, as s/he witnesses the Atlantic Slave Trade, industrial revolution, pollution of the planet’s water and, finally, […]

Art and Design

Legacy Quilts and Art is my art studio and website that includes my portfolio. On the relaunched site, you can also reach my shop on Etsy!

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 […]

Year-End Giving

To purchase a signed copy of Iverem’s book, Olokun of the Galaxy, Olokun figures or other art, head to her shop on Etsy. If the art or book you are interested in is on Legacy Quilts and Art but not listed on Etsy, or you want to price a memory quilt or other custom piece, please use the form on this site and/or the email listed, to contact Iverem directly. Your support on  On the Ground ‘s Patreon site or on PayPal allows us to continue producing the show. On the Ground is now a 501c3 organization and your donations are tax deductible.  Click here for all ways to support.  Thank you!

Iverem’s quilt, “Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares,” is touring nationally with “Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms,”  sponsored by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA.  At the  Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI, until January 13, 2019; George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, Washington, DC, February 2019 – May 2019; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, December 2019 – March 2020; Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA, June 2020 – October 2020.