Poetry Processing Politics

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“In solidarity with the movements to address racial injustices related to police brutality, including the killing of Michael Brown, poets have been reading poems online under the hashtag #BlackPoetsSpeakOut.
[Related:  A few notes on #BlackPoetsSpeakOut]
The project came about from a brainstorming session between Amanda Johnston, Mahogany “Mo” Browne, Jonterri Gadson, Jericho Brown, Sherina Rodriguez, & Maya Washington on a Cave Canem Facebook group. Together, they developed a posting strategy.
The readings open with the statement ‘I am a black poet who will not remain silent while this nation murders black people. I have a right to be angry.'”
What follows is a link to some of the pieces:

http://www.culturalfront.org/2014/11/a-roundup-of-blackpoetsspeakout.html