who cures

•November 23, 2015 • Leave a Comment

what sickness debt
soul sinks in
holocausting public spaces
genocidal police raids as if

November 23rd 2015 © cindy adrienne quashie @brokepimpstyles

Bringing Soul to Your Rosh Hashanah | The Weiser Kitchen

•September 9, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Originally posted on Afroculinaria:



I am honored to share this guest blog post on The Weiser Kitchen! It’s Rosh Hoshanah time! Here’s a great recipe for black eyed pea hummus. Here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite:

” Black-eyed peas are a traditional Rosh Hashanah food. Lubiya or rubiya are included in the ancient Talmudic menu (including dates, gourds, beets, pomegranate, and the head of a sheep), that enumerates foods that are eaten for a good omen in the year to come. Unlike the Southern custom of eating black-eyed peas for luck and for “change” (all puns intended), the Jewish version uses the fertile multiplicity of this arid-environment plant to suggest the increasing of merit and mitzvoth in the year to come by punning the name of the food.

For me, an African-American Southerner who happens to also be a practicing Jew, the inclusion of black-eyed peas in the Rosh Hashanah “seder” of…

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For Dominica with Love- Citizens and NGO’s of St.Kitts-Nevis Came Together in UNITY to assist the People of Dominica

•August 31, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Originally posted on TIMES CARIBBEAN ONLINE:

The Rotary Club of Liamuiga, Rotary Club of St. Kitts, St. Kitts Rotaract, St. Christopher Air & Sea Port Authority, St. Kitts Port Authority Sports Club, St. Kitts Red Cross, St. Kitts business community and general citizenry give aid to the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath ofTropical Storm Erika.

The Rotary Clubs coordinated the effort and  arranged to send much-needed supplies, by boat, to Dominica on Saturday evening  to aid residents there.

President of the Rotary Club of Liamuiga, Tuffida Stewart explained the decision to organise the relief effort.

“The Rotary Club of Liamigua, as you know, is a humanitarian organisation and this is essentially what we do. Generally, whenever there is a catastrophe, the Rotary clubs around the world, around the region come together to see what we can do to help and the Rotary Club of Liamigua is no exception,” she said.

“We’ve decided to not wait…

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Office of The Arts and Social Politics

•December 31, 2014 • Leave a Comment

I am a wordslingah (poet/writer/artiste) intent on infecting your soul with my syllables and a constant yearning to be be you, free, living and loving a free you.   
#poTreeInnaCity :- the pain filled passion that is the vibe in a town center
#GenXChete :-  who are these people who were in high school between 1978-1988?

(what could I add to the above about the adventure I wish to embark upon in 2015 to convince you to sponsor my journey?)  email BamaBCE@Yahoo.com   with your response. 

Thank You,
Cindy A Quashie

Mobilities and the Border of Whiteness

•November 27, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Beg Before You Go Broke #bbygb

•November 27, 2014 • Leave a Comment

A whiff of Autumn’s Wind
stink with new rain and
I fall in with her shattered breezes
releasing last leaves
to fond farewell damp concrete. 


THE One thing we have in common

•November 16, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Whether we trade, barter or swipe it on a charge card, everybody respects money.  @brokepimpstyles
11.16.2014  01:23AM PDT Seattle, WA #poTreeInnaCity


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