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Summer Art Festivals

  Here’s something new I put together for TheRoot. It’s a compilation of summer art festivals. Enjoy!

Installation # 8

Looking at all of the mixed kids today, one would never guess that back in the day, we kids were an oddity.  I was born in Cambridge, Maryland in 1969 to a married black woman and a married white man.  Needless to say, they kept their relationship under wraps.  Neither of them were happy in … Continue reading

Fatherhood

   Almost two years ago, I wrote an essay for The Root about my twin struggle to be both an artist and a good “single” father. This may well be one of my most celebrated pieces. I got invited on NPR with Mark Anthony Neal to discuss my experience. So, now I thought that for … Continue reading

Blogging from New York City

For the entire month of April, I’ll be blogging for the Tidal Basin Review’s blog. I feel very fortunate as this will be their first month blogging and they are publishing one of my new poems. So please, support the Tidal Basin Review. That said, I plan to post teasers of my blog posts for TBR … Continue reading