He had been there.
After the game, the war, after the track meet,
before breakfast on Saturday mornings…and
when diapers had to be changed and the girl’s
curls and ribbons had to be rearranged.
Liza Jessie Peterson is a renowned actress, poet, playwright, educator and activist who has been steadfast in her commitment to incarcerated populations both professionally and artistically for seventeen years. She has written several plays, including, “The Peculiar Patriot,” which she … Read More
Last week, after hearing about the death of Muhammad Ali, I telephoned my good friend Barbara Lewis and asked her “How has Muhammad Ali influenced our lives?” She responded with yesterday’s thoughtful “Remembering Muhammad Ali, …’my honor as a black … Read More
May 25, 2016 • 7pm – 9pm BRIC House Stoop 647 Fulton Street (Enter on Rockwell Place) Brooklyn Free screenings and conversation at BRIC House. BRIC FLIX offers premieres, shorts, new media projects and web series that all reflect the diversity … Read More
February 16, 2016 · 7:00pm Stoop at BRIC House 647 Fulton Street 718 – 683- 5600 Brooklyn Come and experience an evening of poetry and spoken word from an intergenerational sisterhood of poets who some of the most important writers … Read More
I was told with age, comes wisdom, and clarity. Every morning I rise 6 foot something inches towards heavens blue dome. Patiently I’ve progressed only finding myself more confused, more questions than answers “Why me?” “What if?” “Does It mean … Read More
“Braving the Odds” depicts and explores Street Style. “Under The Elevated” – A Poem. Just before New Year’s Eve, 2016, I took this photograph on my Bronx corner. A man, feisty and short, the color of brown sugar, with strong legs and … Read More
January 9, 2016 · 9:30pm BRIC House Stoop 647 Fulton Street (718) 683-5600 Brooklyn A night of poetry and Hip Hop, featuring Steve Dalachinsky, Magdalena Gomez, and Mikal Lee. Hosted by Word’s Wiseguy and Gaston. With music by Isamu McGregor … Read More