4:00 - 5:30
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Black poets gather to be protagonists of a modern renaissance. Featured readers include Tshaka Campbell, Donté Clark, Meilani Clay, Tongo Eisen-Martin, A'aron Heard, LadiRev and Landon Smith.
Tongo Eisen-Martin, San Francisco's current Poet Laureate, is a poet, movement worker and educator. His latest curriculum on extrajudicial killing of Black people, We Charge Genocide Again, has been used as an educational and organizing tool throughout the country. Blood on the Fog is his newest collection of poems.
Tshaka Campbell is an internationally accomplished poet, artist, performer and Santa Clara County Poet Laureate. He is a husband and father inspired by life and asks the world to “Listen Different!”
Donté Clark is a poetic soul ‘nd child of the blues.
Meilani Clay is a writer, mama and educator from Oakland.
Aáron B. Heard is a creative problem solver committed to our collective liberation through the intersection of art, healing and education.
LadiRev is a poet, educator and healer from Bayview Hunters Point.
Landon Smith (he/him) is a father, a professor, an introvert and a Black Freighter poet.
Tshaka Campbell – Website | Tshaka Campbell – Instagram | Tshaka Campbell – Facebook
Donté Clark – Twitter | Donté Clark – Instagram | Donté Clark – Facebook
Meilani Clay – Twitter | Meilani Clay – Instagram
Author Readings & Lectures
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Programs designed to celebrate the art of the poem, including readings and talks.