We Are In the Living Room

Posted on 9, Dec | Posted by admin

It is time to make our way home. (June Jordan) Last night I had prayer meetin in the living room with a beloved queer masculine of center friend while Alexis facilitated a webinar in the next room. We are here y’all and the labor of love has already begun. We just moved in! We created […]

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Retreat Center Strategy

Posted on 22, Nov | Posted by admin

“It is time to find our way home.”  – June Jordan, Living Room When I think about retreat, I imagine myself in a steaming hot soaking tub in a candlelit tiled purple, turquoise and white bathroom. There is a Black Feminist soul music and meditation music playlist flowing and, the best part, there is an […]

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Living Room

Posted on 21, Nov | Posted by admin

“It is time to find our way home.”  – June Jordan, Living Room We are building a retreat center one living room and one tiny house at a time. .We are building.  In the legacy of Black Lesbian Salons, Black Feminist retreats, maroon communities… in the legacy of unstoppable love. This is a place where […]

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Last Choir Practice

Posted on 21, Nov | Posted by admin

Join us Wednesday, Dec. 7th, 2016 for the final Queer Black Sunday School: Choir Practice of 2016. We’ll be at the LGBTQ Center of Durham from 6-8pm. Come ready to learn, sing and commune. For more information please visit: Choir Practice Page All are welcome. Feel free to share this poster with others.

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Coming Home 2016-2017

Posted on 6, Jul | Posted by admin

Can you believe that it has been more than 6 years since queer black lovebirds Julia Roxanne Wallace and Alexis Pauline Gumbs got on the road to tell the story of multiple black LGBTQ lifetimes?  As we have moved through space and time together we have learned and relearned what it means to create an […]

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Colorlines

Posted on 19, Jun | Posted by admin

The leading source for progressive intersectional news features the Mobile Homecoming project twice!

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Queer Black August

Posted on 19, Jun | Posted by admin

We love all the Queer Black August visionaries.  And many thanks to our in-kind spirit energy collaborators Earthlodge, Ifalade Tashia Asanti,  Sojourner’s Land, Stone House, Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe, Tierra Negra Farm,  Everlaughter Farm, Greenspace Initiative, Women of the Healing Drum, the Fractured Writer, Drum Spirit, Body Ecology, Distinguished Cravat and more!!!!   http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/queer-black-august/

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Rest and Realness: A Place for Queer Black Beings to Just Be

Posted on 19, Jun | Posted by admin

Rest and Realness: A Place for Queer Black Beings to Just Be Another August, another transformative intergenerational retreat.  Thank you to all the participants and to the Anderson family for making our retreat a success!!! To see details about Rest and Realness visit the registration page here: http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/upcoming-events/retreats/rest-and-realness-2013/

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When We Free: a mobile homecoming story?

Posted on 17, Apr | Posted by admin

Your beliefs matter! They may matter more than anything else. Again and again when spending time with Mobile Homecoming elders and interviewees we learned that their beliefs, faith and practices are what allowed them to thrive against all odds. Some of them overcame unbelievable obstacles to achieve the popular understanding of success – career, fame, […]

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Kwanzaa 2013

Posted on 26, Dec | Posted by admin

It’s Kwanzaa 2013 and we are doing a low key reflective Kwanzaa and sharing our play and insights with you. 19 Kwanzaa-Umoja-Uhuru (Swahili) [First Fruits of the Harvest-Unity-Freedom] This song by Sounds of Blackness is the first Kwanzaa song I ever learned and is still my favorite. I learned it and played percussion on it […]

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