Not necessarily the best jams of all time, but things that are worth listening to for the reasons stated.
RACEJusticeResist Advocate Connect Educate for Justice.
Resources related to ethnicity and racialization, and social justice. Including things that explore the basis of race and racialization, ethnic and cultural experiences, historical or current racial privilege, or individual or community based anti-racist education, therapy, advocacy or ally development. If you are posting, please check the keyword "teaching tool" ONLY if you have actual experience teaching about these issues and want a membic for something you would actively use in your class.
AsAms Resisting Anti-Blackness
Resources for understanding the specific nature of AsAm-Black relations in the context of White supremacy and focus on AsAms resisting anti-Blackness. Searchable by keywords: Accomplices (calling in the AsAm community on how-to be an ally/accomplice), Solidarity (hx and examples), Relations (critical analysis of AsAm-Black relations in context of White supremacy), ActionOrgs (actions and organizations related to AsAm anti-Blackness), BLM2020 (specific relations to George Floyd murder and BLM uprising in 2020), Anti-Blackness (from AsAms to Blacks). This list does not include general resources to learn about anti-Blackness more broadly (beyond AsAm-Black relations specifically).
Teaching Social Justice
Pedagogy resources for teaching social justice. For related content and material see https://membic.org/racejustice
Blog articles and other links related to using membic.
Not Boring Eats
Food worth remembering from a trusted network. Interesting, multi-layered, different. Not the basic fare.
Not My Normal
News and resources related RESISTANCE in 2017 and beyond. Although oppression has been many people's ongoing experience, it should never be normalized, and especially not as the damage and virulence is increasing in the current times. The focus here is on resistance, for inspiration, for hope, for modeling possibilities, for fostering action.
Thriving in grad school
Resources for surviving and thriving in grad school. Keywords to search by: reading, writing, cv, thesis, dissertation, jobs, life balance
Music and news from the glitch jam band rreplay. https://rreplay.com
Songs with great basslines, for those studying or appreciating.
Fun things to do in Boston
Things to do and places to go around town. Bonus points if free or low cost. Nothing better classified as food or drinks. This is for alternatives that get you out of the house if you live in the city.
Things to do or check out on Maui. Just activities, not restaurants, bars or places to stay.
Progressive Election Responses 2016
Analysis, outrage, intial mobilization and thoughts on activism, exploration of ally meaning and actions, examples of whitelash
For more longterm RACEJustice archive, see: https://membic.org/racejustice
Psychology and Activism
Resources for teaching about social justice, including necessary awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Asian American Perspectives
Narratives, documentaries, stories, and other resources for teaching and learning about Asian American experiences in the United States.
Research projects and other activities that require the synthesis of diverse perspectives across disciplines, domains, or practices.
Hawaii Big Island stuff to check out
Favorite spots, great places to go, and things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii. Bonus points if free or inexpensive. No bars or restaurants please.
Links to some Boston area non-profit organizations. This is for search, not favorites, so all membics here are 4 stars (no favorites and nobody is perfect).