Brown Girls Season One Now Available!

Hey All! This last Wednesday (February 15th) we launched the complete season of Brown Girls Season One!   Check It Out Here!   There’s been so much great press about it! Check out interviews I’ve done with: Time MTV Huffington Post NPR The Fader Elle Jezebel The Guardian  Fusion Vice/Broadly The Chicago Tribune Colorlines Chicago […]

New Video of a Poet Talk

Hello Everyone,   Recently I gave a poem-talk at the Nantucket Project, a really brilliant organization that gathers some of the most innovative and interesting thinkers on diverse topics ranging from politics, to art, to business and environmentalism. Here is the talk that I gave below. Please check it out and let me know what […]

For Jonylah Watkins Video

Hey All, A couple of months ago I wrote a poem for Jonylah Watkins, a 6-month old baby who was shot and murdered in Chicago while her father was changing her diaper. I read about the story while I was on tour in New York and just felt completely stunned- how could that happen anywhere […]