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“Can I Help You?” (A Short Film)

“Can I Help You?” Honourable Mention @ 4th International CellPhilm Festival 2016 which focused on the themes: Land, Bodies, Consent. Indigenous bodies and Bodies Of Colour are policed in various ways and in various places. LCBO (Liquor Control Board of … Continue reading

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RACISM AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY

Racism At A Christmas Party By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Racism never takes a break. If you are a person of colour you’re never on vacation from racism. Christmas and the Holiday season brings many fun occasions along with sad ones. … Continue reading

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VIDEO: LINES I LOVED FROM SHERMAN ALEXIE’S “WHAT I’VE STOLEN, WHAT I’VE EARNED”

I recently read What I’ve Stolen, What I’ve Earned by Sherman Alexie.  It was amazing! Alexie is one of my favorite poets.  I own and have read, and re-read, his sex previous collections of poems. While reading the book I … Continue reading

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7 REASONS WHY I KEEP A JOURNAL

7 Reasons Why I Keep A Journal By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I’ve been keeping a journal for years. When I started my journal it was to get into the practice of writing.  I would sit and write whatever came to … Continue reading

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LETTER FROM A BIRMINGHAM CITY JAIL BY MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Here on blackcoffeepoet.com I publish letters.  Letters are personal, moving, and beautiful.  Martin Luther King Jr. wrote this letter 50 years ago (yesterday) and it is still relevant today.  Read, learn, act, write! Letter From A Birmingham Jail By Martin … Continue reading

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READING AT SPINLAW 2013: SPREADING THE ROOTS AND REACH OF THE LIVING TREE

Reading at SPINLAW 2013: Spreading the Roots and Reach of the Living Tree By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Early this year I was commissioned to write a poem for the SPINLAW conference, 30 Years Under the Living Tree: Reflections on the … Continue reading

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SUBMIT A LETTER OR OPINION EDITORIAL TO BCP

Monday March 18, 2013 Dear Readers, Do you have something to say about activism, academia, blackcoffeepoet.com, current events, literature, life, or politics?  Is there something on your mind that mainstream media is not covering?  Have you written something that has … Continue reading

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