Abolition and the Radical Imagination

Profiles of Abolition: Abolition and the Radical Imagination Featuring Angela Y. Davis, Fred Moten, and Melanie Cervantes, moderated by Robin D.G. Kelley 5pm, Saturday, February 20, 2016 Agape International Spiritual Center 5700 Buckingham Parkway, Culver City, CA...

WOMAN CRUSH(ING THE PATRIARCHY) WEDNESDAY

This week's Latina.com's Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday is Dignidad Rebelde's co-founder, Xicana artist and activist Melanie Cervantes. "Given the problem of Imperialist White Supremacist Cis Hetero Capitalist Patriarchy, I have found it incumbent to center...

OOPS prints

Since folks inquired and we had a stack left over from our sale here in Oakland we have listed some "Oops!" /Test prints on our website. Only one set of each is available of each and they are first come first serve. Prints from each set are not interchangeable and...

My favorite book

I was recently invited to share a couple of thoughts on my favorite book.Jayna Swartzman-Brosky created a second installment of her as a continuation of last year’s series of revolutionary books influencing Bay Area artists and art professionals titled “Reading by the...

End of year closure

The Dignidad Rebelde webstore will continue to accept orders however we will be taking a short break to renew and visit with loved ones for a few days. Order fufillment will resume on December 31st. Thank you for understanding and happy Winter!

La Cultura Cura Holiday Sale

Just like the holidays, Dignidad Rebelde and La Cultura Cura Arts Cafe have a way of bringing family and friends together. Please join us for this special holiday celebration at: 2289 International Blvd. Oakland, CA Sunday, December 13, 2015 from 12:00pm-5:00pm. There...

Giving Thanks for Indigenous Resistance

In 2011 I felt so tired of the Thanksgiving narrative and normalization of a day that celebrates invasion and genocide that I started an intentional practice of celebrating Indigenous resistance and resilience. So every year whereever I am at I take time to remember...

Decolonizing Street Art

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo5Woog622w[/embed] This summer I had the opportunity to participate in the Decolonizing Street Artconvergence in Tio:tiake (occupied Montreal) and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to visit Mohawk Territory. The model...

Restore Harmony Con La Madre Tierra

Human beings are facing a moment of global crisis whose outcome will decide the future of our planet. The power to make decisions that affect multiple generations of people, animals and the natural environment throughout the world has long been concentrated in the...

Armed By Design/El Diseño a las Armas

[embed]https://vimeo.com/139090493[/embed] We wish we were in New York for this awesome exhibit of posters and publications by Cuba’s Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America (OSPAAAL) being presented by the Interference Archive. We...

100 Women 100 Miles

I was recently commissioned by We Belong Together (an initiative of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the National Asian Pacific American Womens Forum, with the participation of women’s organizations, immigrant rights groups, children, and families across the...

Meet the Artists: Decolonizing Street Art

Unceded Voices is the second annual anti-colonial convergence of Indigenous and women of color, in Tiotia: ke (so called Montréal), unceded Kanien’kéhá:ka (Mohawk) and Algonquin territories, who reclaimed public space to share their art-works. Check out the first...

Sitting on Sacred Land

Materials: Birch wood and Sage ashes Dimensions: 36” X 48” Location: Nevada City, Occupied Nisenan Land Date: October 2014 Four portraits of local Nisenan ancestors were created and placed on the mountain side at the For-Site Foundation in Nevada City. The portraits...

Looking Back Seeing Forward

Jesus Barraza MFA Thesis Exhibit Galeria de la Raza, 2857 24th St., San Francisco, CA Opening Reception: Friday., May 15, 6-9 p.m. Open Saturday, May 16 12pm-6pm and Sunday, May 17 12pm-5pm Free and open to the public

La Cultura Cura

Mark you calendars for Cinco de Mayo in Oakland. Join us at the 2015 Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo event to celebrate the community victory of Stopping the Gang Injunctions in Oakland, the soft opening of La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe as well as the art exhibit...