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Category Archives: Honoring Dr. Shakur
This work was posted on social media (IG: @sdu_stencil_art) on Dr. Shakur’s 70th birthday, August 8, 2020. The original art is being sent to Dr. Shakur’s son by the Italy-based artist. Continue reading
The National Acupuncture Detoxification (NADA) is a not-for-profit training and advocacy organization, encourages community wellness through the use of a standardized auricular acupuncture protocol for behavioral health, including addictions, mental health, and disaster & emotional trauma. This organization originated from … Continue reading
Click on the image teaser above to view the full post by Dr. Tenisha Dandridge of Everyone’s Place Acupuncture and Wellness.
[Nehanda spent decades as a political exile in Cuba and passed on January 30, 2019 at her home in Havana. Below is her autobiographical account of her work with Dr. Mutulu Shakur] Carry it on now. Nehanda Isoke Abiodun, is … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce there is a new documentary in production– Truth & Reconciliation: Dr. Mutulu Shakur. The film features stories told by the men who were incarcerated, mentored and inspired by Dr. Shakur. For more information on how … Continue reading
The opioid crisis is a hot topic this year, and a recent article in The Atlantic magazine mentions Dr. Mutulu Shakur as one of the figures who brought acupuncture treatment into the mainstream particularly as a method of detoxification from … Continue reading
by Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard on filtermag.org “They just took over the Nurses’ Residence at Lincoln Hospital,” says Walter Bosque, an acupuncturist and community organizer. His salt-and-pepper eyebrows are an archive. I sat down with Bosque at the New York City … Continue reading
James Shelton and Kate Kampmann from the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) have created a series of images honoring 7 people whose life’s work contributed greatly to what we now term Liberation Acupuncture. These are the Ancestors of Liberation Acupuncture. Gustavo Gutierrez … Continue reading
Rastafarian-Quaker and Dr. Shakur protégé, Jondhi Harrell, fighting for returning citizens in Philly
“I’m a Rastafarian-Quaker,” said Jondhi Harrell, easing back into his chair at the Friends Center, where the administrative office of Harrell’s nonprofit The Center for Returning Citizens (TCRC) is located. “I know. It’s weird.” Maybe at first, but comparisons between the two religions have … Continue reading