Che Guevara’s Bequest: Vallegrande, Bolivia, 1967 (redux)
A tinny mambo is piped from the room
sick yellow-green fluorescence.
The radiator squeals,
brass electrodes buzz;
Che Guevara’s finger lies
in a dusty corner
covered with mites
the evil heat.
“We’re investing, as a country, $81 billion a year in the incarceration system. What if we invested that money into the education system instead?”
—Ilyasah Shabazz / “There’s No American History Without Black History. It’s Time To Rewrite The History Books.”