by Sam Gillmore On Thursday, February 16th, I was honored to join a number of Detroit Mercy students and community members for a poetry reading performed by Paisley Rekdal. As the Chinese-American poet introduced us to her multi-media project about the impact of the transcontinental railroad, I noticed she could not keep the smile offContinue reading “A Multi-Media Venture with Paisley Rekdal”
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Advocating for America’s Future: Amanda Gorman’s Inaugural Poem
America’s youngest inaugural poet, Amanda Gorman, captured the country’s attention on January 20th of this year with her exhilarating performance of “The Hill We Climb”.
Social Awareness & Justice: Whose Responsibility Is It? — Bek Hirschmann
What is the verdict? Should celebrities have to share all their beliefs to prove they care? Or, will we allow actions to speak louder than words?