Why Failure is a Beautiful Thing

Haven’t you heard all the stories about failure? Don’t you fear failing? Fear being seen as a failure? Afraid to make mistakes? To take risks because of how others will perceive you? Failure, it’s a powerful word.  Failure stinks like a bag of sweaty gym clothes that you left in your trunk and forgot about Eventually,…

A poem for Duane Todman

Written by Kareem Ture and Adonis Richards They say life!…… Ain’t about duration it’s about the donation you make to it for the next generation…. To inspire, need I remind ya…. At this time energy never dies it multiplies…… Transfers, I transform like metamorph to talk the course of this Black creators legacy as he…

We Impact Us

Taking the reigns of our own destiny has been a conversation that has lingered for centuries. In a country that has continuously taken our opportunities and sabotaged our growth, forcing us to divide and methodically tearing us apart at every turn, A group vows to change that zeitgeist. how is this done? through the collection…

Leadership Spotlight: Kareem Ture

This is a segment on adonis Inquiry dedicated to highlighting individuals within the 518 community that lead, create, organize, or do anything for the betterment for their community. today’s spotlight is on my good brother Kareem Ture. Kareem Ture is an independent spoken word poet born in Bridgeport Connecticut and raised in the Brooklyn borough…

All of Us, BLX shut down Bumpy’s

What does unity look like? It looks like several organizations coming together to collectively shut down a business due to its problematic beliefs. How is that done? It’s was accomplished by the combination of several organizations within the 518, led by All of Us and BLX. Yesterday, the community of Schenectady collectively demonstrated outside of…