Power to the Poets: Juneteenth

Friday, June 19, 2020, 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern POWER TO THE POETS: Juneteenth Thank you to everyone who supported last week’s POWER TO THE POETS which featured Josiahluis Alderete, Ina Cariño, Bernard Collins, Melinda Luisa de Jesús, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Cole Larry Eubanks, AmbitionthePoet Harper, Venus Jones, Antonio López, Thea Matthews, Indigo Moor, Elijah B…

Power to the Poets

MIGOZINE SUMMER 2020: POWER TO THE POETS Poets of Color for Change “This felt like a Harlem Renaissance moment.”—Elijah Pringle III Josiah Luis Alderete (Oakland, CA) Aileen Cassinetto (San Mateo County, CA) Ina Cariño (Raleigh, NC) Bernard Collins (Philadelphia, PA) Melinda Luisa de Jesús (Oakland, CA) Tongo Eisen-Martin (San Francisco, CA) Cole Larry Eubanks (Mays…

A historic gathering of poets of color from the East Coast & West Coast

Please join us for a historic virtual gathering of poets of color from the East Coast & West Coast, organized by Aileen Cassinetto. POWER TO THE POETS Poets of Color for Change June 11, 2020 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) / 08:00 PM Eastern Time Via Facebook Live FEATURING: Josiahluis Alderete (Oakland) Ina…

#BlackLivesMatter

For those unable to join the organized protests, please consider donating to the Bail Funds program, which helps low-income people, protestors and bystanders who have been unfairly arrested and must post high cash bails. Split a donation between 70+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organizers.

Barnard’s Millie’s List recommends Eileen Tabios’ PAGPAG

Barnard College’s “Millie’s List” recommends Eileen Tabios’ new short story collection, PAGPAG! “Pagpag” is the practice of scavenging through trash heaps for discarded food that the poor then attempts to clean and re-cook for new meals. Pagpag heart-wrenchingly symbolizes the effects of a corrupt government unable to take care of—indeed, abusing—its people. PAGPAG’s stories, while…