Poets of Color Podcast Ep. 7 w/ Reginald Edmonds

Reginald Edmonds is a poet, activist, educator and certified shit talker based out of Richmond, Ca. Reggie is the cofounder and cohost of the RichOak Alchemy Poetry Slam in Oakland and a member of the 2018 Berkeley Slam Team. They enjoy long walks on the beach, Hennessy with limes, and looking for someone who will save them from this capitalist hellscape. Their poetry is map of intersections that illustrates the complexity of the human experience. Through their work, they hope you will come to understand how much we all contribute to the degradation of humanity, as well as what we can all do to turn this shitshow around.

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Poets of Color Podcast Episode 6 W/ Lorenz Mazon Dumuk

Lorenz Mazon Dumuk has two collections of poetry, Ay Nako: Writing Through the Struggle, and I Think In Poetry. He was a member of the 2014 San Jose Slam Team, a VONA alumni, and a MALI (Multicultural Arts Leadership Institute) alumni, which is a Silicon Valley based program that focuses on developing leaders of color in the arts, culture, and entertainment sectors. He is one of the curators for, Glowing with the Moon, an open mic and interactive community space in San Jose. Lorenz writes with, against, and through the contradictions he encounters, which allows him to explore the different silences in his life through his poetry. An awkwardly adorable poet who can be caught doing hip-circles before a poetry reading.

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Poets of Color Podcast Ep. 2  feat. Jamey Williams

Jamey Williams is the outspoken poet representing Richmond, California. After winning the Compliment Death Match at the 2017 National Poetry Slam he was dubbed “the nicest poet in the country.” He co-founded both the Rich Oak Alchemy Slam & CSUEB Slam Fam. Not only has he toured internationally, but he was invited to perform at Twitter Headquarters. When he isn’t competing, Jamey spends his time watching anime, reading books, educating the youth, and pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree.

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