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Sacred Spaces Written by Sariane Leigh

Posted by Joyce Angela on Thursday, April 1, 2010, In : Sister Insider 

Sacred Spaces
Written by Sariane Leigh
Contributions by Meghan Guidry, Joyce Angela Jellison, Binhakye Joy, Teisha Marie and  Shondra Goudry


Poet, artist and activist, Joyce Angela Jellison sought to uncover the modern day “underground railroad” of mainstream visibility at the first Sacred Spaces Conference at the Cambridge Community Center in Boston, Massachusetts on March 27. The Sacred Spaces Conference and Community serves as an open access opportunity for creative women of color to d...


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This is home - Let us not depart from one another by Joyce Angela Jellison

Posted by Joyce Angela on Thursday, April 1, 2010, In : Sister Insider 

I have been in Boston almost five years and in this time I have felt I have been alone, in a wilderness seeking a space to express my unique happiness, joy and rage. I have been in essence, contained. It has been an unusual containment. I have been moving freely and with purpose but often feeling displaced and mistranslated.
I wonder are we all displaced peoples seeking homes in the sacred spaces of one another’s hearts? Are we all seeking sacred space in the fickle acceptance of an unwillin...


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