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Black Poets Speak Out

Poets, activists, educators, and organizers on the #blackpoetsspeakout project.

Introduction to #Blackpoetsspeakout by Mahogany L. Browne

#Blackpoetsspeakout, is a poetic protest which began as a tumblr page hosting a couple dozens of videos of black poets reading poetry, prayers and mantras in response to Michael Brown after his murder in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014, and the grand jury's decision on November 24 not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who fired the lethal bullets.

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