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December 30, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
An open mic event for all who wish to read poems (theirs & others) about the ongoing rampages of violence & injustice against people of color. Please attend, show your solidarity with the movement, and lend your voice to this peaceful protest through art.If you want to participate, please arrive no later than 5:30 p.m. to sign up for the open mic. The event begins promptly at 6 p.m.See More
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My new collection of poems, \blak\ \al-fə bet\, winner of the 2011 Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor's Choice Award, will be published by Persea Books in February. Cover by John Green.
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Name
Mitchell L. H. Douglas
About Me
Affrilachian Poet, Hip-Hop Head, and Afro-Punk Mitchell L. H. Douglas is the author of \blak\ \al-fə bet\ (2013, Persea Books) and Cooling Board: A Long-Playing Poem, a collection of persona poetry written in the voice of late soul legend Donny Hathaway. A Cave Canem fellow and poetry editor of PLUCK!: The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture, his band, the computer can never kill..., released its first single "Mike Brown" in December 2014.
Website :
http://www.mitchelldouglaspoetry.com
Occupation:
Professor
Poet
Beat architect
Favorite bands:
Bad Brains
Parliament/Funkadelic
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Mos Def
Little Brother
The Clash
X
Germs
Slint
Deftones
Rage Against the Machine
Radiohead
Favorite movies:
The Decline of Western Civilization
Malcolm X
Do the Right Thing
American History X
Gimme Shelter
Favorite books:
Dien Cai Dau (Yusef Komunyakaa)
Head Off & Split (Nikky Finney)
Rose (Li-Young Lee)
Montage of a Dream Deferred (Langston Hughes)
The Bridegroom (Ha Jin)
Brutal Imagination (Cornelius Eady)
Lunch Poems (Frank O'Hara)
Native Guard (Natasha Trethewey)
Relationship status:
Married
Orientation:
No answer
Smoke/Drink?
no/yes

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At 9:34am on March 22, 2010, CurvyDivaJC said…
Got the "Cooling Board" and I am going to read it this week. You're teaching at IUPUI right? When I first saw your name on AP it didn't click in my head until now! DUH!!!!
At 11:24pm on January 10, 2010, CurvyDivaJC said…
Thanks! I went to Dan at Artistic Skin Design...but on the south side. On East St. Good to see other APs here in Nap!
At 1:47pm on December 28, 2009, The Revenge of Ricky Williams said…
Hey!

We'll be playing the punk rock night show at the Melody Inn on Feb 15th! It's going to be badass, and our first show in indy, so please come check us out!

<3
Pam - your vocalist
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At 12:19am on December 19, 2009, Laydiiparts said…
Happy Birthday.
 
 
 


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