Howell writes: “The vanguard of American and world culture is held in the metaphysical and very real hands of two American mythic figures. The first literally underwrites American society, a society that really exists only in the imagination, and is responsible for governing the lives of 320 million citizens drawn from around the world in a herefore successful social, cultural, and political experiment called ‘The United States of America.’”
In this interview, Howell discusses a way forward for America, and why he remains hopeful that racism will be dismantled.
Dispatches has gathered voices from a transnational body of artists who have been working steadily in the shadow of the Trump administration. –
Patrick A. Howell and Last Poet Abiodun Oyewole discuss the Global International African Arts Movement
“Yes, we are at war in America. It’s a spiritual war and it’s been going on for a long time. It has picked up steam recently, but we have always been at war. That war will continue until we realize we are one race — the human race.”
On the Flourishing of Black Literary Arts, Old and New
Patrick A. Howell and the Harlem Book Fair’s Max Rodriguez Discuss the #GLOBALIAam Movement
In this 2-part conversation for our Deconstructing Dominant Cultures Series, Tori Reid and Patrick A. Howell — children of cultural and intellectual icons — reveal their own legacy project, and their energy and determination are sure to inspire, educate, and transform.
LIVE ON CROWDCAST: PATRICK HOWELL, TORI REID, TOM LUTZ, AND MOBOLAJI OLAMBIWONNU ON DISPATCHES FROM THE VANGUARD
Former Carlsbad banker releases new book, launches creative career
Drawing angels and inspiration; issues of race and political history discussed at the BPL
As the United States creeps toward November elections in a tumultuous year that has upended the nation’s healthcare establishment, education system, economy, and social fabric, poet and entrepreneur Patrick A. Howell brings us Dispatches from the Vanguard: The Global International African Arts Movement Versus Donald J. Trump.
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