Sacred Ground in the Classroom

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I am sure this is the beginning of a poem. Everything in my life seems to be. When my predominantly black class did not know who Maya Angelou was this week, it broke my heart, but not enough for me to not use it as a teachable moment. I wore my Maya Angelou shirt the… Read more »

Making the Most out of Black History Month

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Reflection of State Theatre Poetry Residency February 4-15, 2013 New Brunswick New Jersey Everywhere I go my heart obviously goes with me, but mine accompanies me as a palpable beacon. After all, I am a highly sensitive person and a poet. Is that a redundant statement? During the last two weeks in New Brunswick mi… Read more »