“This felt like a Harlem Renaissance moment.”
Elijah Pringle III

  
  
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POWER TO THE POETS: Poets of Color for Change

Josiah Luis Alderete (Oakland, CA)
Ina Cariño (Raleigh, NC)
Aileen Cassinetto (San Mateo County, CA)
Bernard Collins (Philadelphia, PA)
Melinda Luisa de Jesús (Oakland, CA)
Tongo Eisen-Martin (San Francisco, CA)
Cole Larry Eubanks (Mays Landing, NJ)
Ambition The Poet Harper (Sicklerville, NJ)
Venus Jones (San Jose, CA)
Antonio López (East Palo Alto, CA)
Thea Matthews (San Francisco, CA)
Indigo Moor (Sacramento, CA)
Elijah Pringle III (Philadelphia, PA)
Glenis Redmond (Greenville, SC)
Erika Clay Robinson (Orange County, CA)
Tony Robles (Hendersonville, NC)
Dena Rod (Berkeley, CA)
Raymond Tyler (Atlantic City, NJ)

Hosted by Aileen Cassinetto & Raymond Tyler
 
If you were moved by the power of our poets and if you believe that #blacklivesmatter please buy their books, fund their projects, or consider supporting the movement by donating to progressive, nonprofit Black-led organizations such as the Oakland-based Color of Change which seeks to strengthen the political voice of black people by leading campaigns and designing strategies to fight racism and injustice. I also would like to remind everyone to please vote in November. —Aileen Cassinetto, curator

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