a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society

Issue V, Volume II: Roots and Resistance, About Place Journal text overlay on photo of a protest

Roots + Resistance


Volume V, Issue II – October 2018


Issue editors: Lauren Camp and Melissa Tuckey

Assistant editors: Erica Charis-Molling and Katy Richey

Managing editor: Michael McDermott

Layout editor: Jesse Hughes

Web development: Creature Works

Cover photograph: Gabrielle Myers, Verdad/Truth – “Anonymous for the Voiceless” vegan protest on a Saturday in Madrid


Section 1: Light - photo of a boy taking a picture of a sea deity
Section 2: Source - unnaturally colored landscape
Section 3: Interconnection – photo of colorful flags leading to an entrance
Section 4: Struggle + Adaptation - photo of two men of color kneeling before police vehicles
Section 5: Regeneration – photo of an elderly woman's hands cutting nopales

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