Tag Archives: Rebellion Prose

BLACK COFFEE POET’S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2014

Black Coffee Poet’s Book Recommendations For Black History Month 2014 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I remember growing up and listening to my Black friends (my first crew comprised of 5 Caribbean boys and I) make correct claims that our school … Continue reading

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WE LIVE IN A CULTURE OF RAPE

We Live In A Culture Of Rape By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Over the past few weeks I have noticed a spike in news about rapes around the world, in particular gang rapes. I know rape is not a new thing. … Continue reading

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BCP READS @ POVERTY TO POWER 2013

Poverty to Power Reading By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Gerardo Correa This past Monday I presented 3 poems about racism in the workplace, violence against Aboriginal women, and the prison industrial complex at the Colour of Poverty 2013 conference: … 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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POINTS TO PONDER WHEN COMMISSIONED TO WRITE A POEM

Points To Ponder When Commissioned To Write A Poem By Jorge Antonio Vallejos In my last VLOG (video blog) When Commissioned To Write A Poem… I talked about things I have learned via writing a poem  commissioned for the upcoming SPINLAW … Continue reading

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MALIKAH AWE:RI AND ROGER LANGEN READ THEIR POEMS FROM RESISTANCE POETRY #2

Meeting Malikah Awe:ri to tape her reading from Resistance Poetry #2 was great.  I was a guest on her show with Dane Swan; we talked poems, read poems, and learned about poetry from each other. My interview with Malikah was … Continue reading

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INTERVIEWS WITH RESISTANCE POETRY #2 CONTRIBUTOR MALIKAH AWE:RI AND EDITOR ROGER LANGEN

Mahlikah Awe:ri a drum talk poetic rapologist of African-Canadian/Mohawk (Kahnawá:ke) & Mi’kmaw (Bear River) heritage, with Nova Scotian roots, based in Toronto. Mahlikah is a founding member of Red Slam Collective a Hip Hop Fusion Band, of diverse indigenous artists … Continue reading

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