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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The 52nd Anniversary of the Assassination of Malcolm X- Bullet Cry by Poet Louis Reyes Rivera

Give a listen to the late, phenomenal poet Louis Reyes Rivera and his poem Bullet Cry:

American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

The Incomparable Maya Angelou

 The first feature documentary about her life, American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Risepremieres nationwide Tuesday, February 21 at 8 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) during Black History Month as part of the 31st season of THIRTEEN’s American Masters series. PBS Distribution will release the film on DVD the same day, with additional bonus features, and on Digital HD February 22.

Rigorous Magazines' Inaugural Issue - Octavia McBride-Ahebee

David Nakabayashi-Land of the Free

Two of my poems, concerning the Ebola crisis, was recently published in Rigorous :

The Visible Poetry Project- Octavia McBride-Ahebee

 Visible Poetry Project 

I recently learned that one of my poems will be turned into a short film by the Visible Poetry Project , which brings together young filmmakers to create short videos based on the work of 30 selected poets.  This project aims to make poetry more accessible through the medium of film. Each day in April, which is National Poetry Month, one visual poem will be presented.   Stay tuned: