emem obot aka cuntymeme (also known as em.) is an international activist and community organizer based in Havana, Cuba. they focus on personal/collective autonomy & explore dynamics of world power through race, gender, sex & sexuality, and class.
Written in response to the many uprisings around the world for the US citizen who claims to uphold the principles of equality and justice.
“Voting is only a tool; it is the most basic tool of civic engagement or government coercion. It is vital, but to an extent.”
This is essay places my personal experience with drug addiction in a historical, societal, and structural perspective in order to explore the dynamics of power at work. Identifying a root cause for a problem that has plagued the black and brown community for multiple generations.
May you continue to fight with us, your people, unbounded and unchained. “We’re Igbos!” Yes we are ma. And with that always in mind, I carry your spirit with me for eternity. FREE THE LAND. Isee.
Help us raise money for a year-long community program focusing on music and cultural exchange with the youth of Santa Fe, Playa, Cuba.
a poem on generational pain and trauma, fear… unable to let go…
Everything i hate about myself
i get it from you
a repellent for love
the fear of the known
never to feel at home
“i cannot beg you to want to be free”
make me scream in a way that frees my tongue/ make me cry so hard that even my ancestors understand
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