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Lessons from June Jordan – Suzanne Gardinier – Part 5 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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Lessons from June Jordan – Jan Heller Levi – Part 3 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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Lessons from June Jordan – Joshua Bennett – Part 4 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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Lessons from June Jordan – Aja Monet – Part 7 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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Lessons from June Jordan – Donna Masini – Part 6 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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Lessons from June Jordan – Introduction: Lee Briccetti – Part 2 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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Lessons from June Jordan – Panel Discussion – Part 8 of 8

Writing & Teaching in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from June Jordan, with an introduction by Jan Heller Levi, was held Feb. 24, 2018, at Poets House in New York City.

Poets Joshua Bennett, Suzanne Gardinier, Donna Masini, and Aja Monet talked about their own experiences with writing and teaching in our current time of crisis, continuing June Jordan’s legacy of speaking truth to power. During her life, poet and essayist June Jordan (1936–2002) energetically responded to the crises of the disenfranchised with activism, writing, and teaching. Video directed by Eric Felipe-Barkin.

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An Introduction to Poets House

Founded in 1985, Poets House is a 70,000-volume poetry library in the heart of Battery Park City. Every year, over 80,000 visitors walk through its doors. Poets House reaches over 10,000 children and teens through its youth poetry programs. It serves as a place for quiet contemplation and a literary center for all who read and write poetry.

What Returns by Cameron Awkward-Rich

A poem by Cameron Awkward-Rich, author of Sympathetic Little Monster (Ricochet Editions, 2016), part of the Poets House 24th Annual Showcase.