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  • E. Ethelbert Miller: The Men

    E. Ethelbert Miller: The Men

    E. Ethelbert Miller is a literary activist. He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He is a board member of The Writer’s Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine. Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University. Mr. Miller is the former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. and a former core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars at Bennington College.

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  • Ezra: Love

    Ezra: Love

    Leslie “Ezra” Smith is a Pittsburgh native who began acting in 1994 for A.R.C.H. Productions, performing in “Hitting Home”. His most recent performances include “Seven Guitars” as Canewell for Kuntu Repertory Theater (2005), “A Soldiers Play” as a Military Police officer and understudy for Henson for New Horizons Theater (2005),

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  • Asha and Miguel: Things That are Beautiful to Me

    Asha and Miguel: Things That are Beautiful to Me

    Asha and Miguel perform for The Angle. Miguel Prado: http://twitter.com/#!/Meeegul Asha Shannon: http://justshutupandwrite.tumblr.com/ and http://twitter.com/#!/Asha_KetchumAll

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  • Spicee Poet: Lions Tigers Bears

    Spicee Poet: Lions Tigers Bears

    Linda Elliott:  http://spiceepoet.blogspot.com/ or http://twitter.com/#!/spiceepoet

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  • Abdul Ali: Burying the “N-word”

    Abdul Ali: Burying the “N-word”

    Abdul Ali is a culture writer, poet, editor, change agent, and proud papa of one–living in the District of Columbia since 2005. Originally from New York City, he lived in Baltimore for five years before moving to the District to attend the historic Howard University where he majored in English and Theater and began writing. An eclectic writer and die-hard culture junkie, his work ranges from personal essays, poetry, reviews, feature interview, culture writing, to a play in-progress, and one […]

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  • Carolyn Malachi: Dear Sir

    Carolyn Malachi: Dear Sir

    Songstress, musician, dancer, spoken word artist, and social philanthropist are just a few titles held by 2011 Grammy Nominee, Carolyn Malachi (CM). CM is a Washington DC native whose great-grandfather happens to be legendary Jazz pianist John Malachi (acc. Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey, Al Hibbler). She was born from musical roots but did not grow into her talent until 2005, when she was a junior at Shepherd University. After taking a course in sound design, and awakening her sleepy college […]

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  • Komplex: Wild Flower

    Komplex: Wild Flower

    “Where Langston Hughes meets Mos Def,” he walks like a poet and talks like an MC. Poet. Hip-Hop Artist. Host. Author. Actor. Educator. Professional. He closes his eyes and the stage becomes GOD’s ear; every poem a secret, every rhyme a confession.

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