Saturday, October 11, 2014

The renaissance negresse is street smart!

Being a tough, hyper-vigilant survivor sure comes in handy sometimes, like now, confronting untreated mentally ill folks touching my stuff at the station! For example: "That's my bag. So, you don't need to touch it." This is like when I was busking, only 5 times as "interesting"!
[Pictured: Cover of the book Nowhere to Go: The Tragic Odyseey of the Homeless Mentally Ill, by E. Fuller Torrey, M.D. Courtesy of Internets, The.]

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Make yourself a beautiful day!

Cassendre Xavier
(aka Amethyste Rah, aka Amrita Waterfalls)
“renaissance negresse & ARTrepreneur”
(musician/writer/actress/fine artist)
Leeway Transformation Award-Winning founder & executive director of the Black Women’s Arts Festival (Est. 2003) and the Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series (Est. 2002). 

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