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Reflections on MLK Day 2019

Yesterday was the great Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, birthday. I am fortunate that I get to spend my days in an institution of higher learning where the man’s life and his message is meaningfully celebrated—many places … Continue reading

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Middle Passages: Histories and Poetics

Should I begin with what I am or what I am not? One of the most powerful conversations I’ve heard in the past couple of days at least, has been around what is revealed in silence—the creative space that is … Continue reading

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